Ninstints, Anthony Island, Sgang Gwaay, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, Haida Gwaii, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, Canadian National Parks Stock Photos - PhotosCanada.com Gallery

Ninstints, Anthony Island, Sgang Gwaay, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, Haida Gwaii, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, Canadian National Parks Stock Photos

Ninstints Totem Poles, Anthony Island, Sgang Gwaay, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve,  Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada CM11-06

Ninstints Totem Poles, Anthony Island, Sgang Gwaay, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada CM11-06

Description : A totem can commemorate a birth, death, great feast or war victory; any great event in the life of a village or chief could be cause for a carving. It is known that there is one memorial pole and three funerary poles at this site but the meaning of the others is now buried with their carvers.

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