Totem pole in Vancouver, British Columbia - Totem poles are distinctive to First Nations cultures on the Pacific coast (i.e. not all First Nations groups have them - surprise, surprise!), so they can be seen all over British Columbia as a part of provincial identity.
Totem, British Columbia, Canada You must be absolutely honest and true in the depicting of a totem for meaning is attached to every line. You must be most particular about detail and proportion. ~Emily Carr