Totem poles are wonderful examples of aboriginal art – the ancient practice of totem carving has been handed down through generations as a way of preserving the history of local native heritage as well as honouring tribal rituals and sacred spirits of people.
There are many ways to experience the rich culture and native heritage of British Columbia’s most fascinating people. There are annual powwows and a multitude of First Nations cultural journeys in every corner of the province. The aboriginal peoples of British Columbia have maintained their diverse cultures by breathing life into ancient traditions and customs and welcome all of us to experience it.
More information on Totem Poles around Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
History and Heritage Tour Operators operating on Vancouver Island, BC.