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Do you know the difference between the three types of totem poles? We asked North American expert and celebrated artist, Andy Everson, to help explain 5 things you have to know about totem poles! #AboriginalBC

Do you know the difference between the three types of totem poles? We asked North American expert and celebrated artist, Andy Everson, to help explain 5 things you have to know about totem poles! #AboriginalBC

Design 2: I like the idea that moon be two sides and that one side could have these geese and the other side could just be the moon with nothing on it. The idea of wiping away culture.

Design 2: I like the idea that moon be two sides and that one side could have these geese and the other side could just be the moon with nothing on it. The idea of wiping away culture.

This is a magnificent Pacific Northwest Canadian First Nations art limited edition print by Todd Jason Baker of the Squamish Nation. Todd is a master artist and lives in West Vancouver, Canada

This is a magnificent Pacific Northwest Canadian First Nations art limited edition print by Todd Jason Baker of the Squamish Nation. Todd is a master artist and lives in West Vancouver, Canada

Lawren Harris, Maligne Lake, Jasper Park (1924). He was a Canadian artist and a member of the Group of Seven.

Lawren Harris, Maligne Lake, Jasper Park (1924). He was a Canadian artist and a member of the Group of Seven.

group of seven - tints and shade lesson?

Rockies scene by Group of Seven's Lawren Harris for auction

Aboriginal peoples are drastically overrepresented in correctional facilities across Canada. Aboriginals represent about 2 percent of the adult Canadian population, and account for 15 to 19 percent of Canadians sentenced to custody. Strong societal forces should be the focus of studies involving native incarceration rather than individual faults.

Aboriginal peoples are drastically overrepresented in correctional facilities across Canada. Aboriginals represent about 2 percent of the adult Canadian population, and account for 15 to 19 percent of Canadians sentenced to custody. Strong societal forces should be the focus of studies involving native incarceration rather than individual faults.

"Canoes" by Canadian artist Michel Poirier, who celebrates his home country in his portfolio.

"Canoes" by Canadian artist Michel Poirier, who celebrates his home country in his portfolio.