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Sculptor:
Peterson, Reggie  Search this
Unknown (Haida) (copy after)  Search this
Medium:
Carved wood
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Totem pole
Sculptures-Copy
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Located Sitka National Historic Park 106 Metlakatla Street In front of Visitor Center Sitka Alaska 99835
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Date:
1981
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Alaska survey, 1993.
Summary:
Totem pole is a replica one of four which served as an indoor house post. The carvings on the posts reportedly tell the story of how Raven obtained the sun, moon and stars for the people of the earth.
Topic:
Ethnic--Haida  Search this
Mythology--American Indian--Raven  Search this
Landscape--Celestial--Sun  Search this
Landscape--Celestial--Moon  Search this
Landscape--Celestial--Star  Search this
Control number:
IAS AK000110
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_330557