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While traveling in Alaska in 2016 I visited Ketchikan and the State Totem Pole Park there. I learned from Alaska Natives about the hard work and determination that goes into carving this piece of both art and history to be on display, raised well above the heads of visitors. This pole is located at Totem Bight, right next to the Clan House which is equally as impressive as the poles. Having such a well-kept piece of artistic history stare down at you is a very humbling experience, but the art gives you nothing buy hope.

TAGS: Alaska, History, Ketchikan, Native, Totem

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina, United States of America
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© Avery McMillen.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2016
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: April 18, 2018, 4:03 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL SL1
Focal Length: 123mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f9
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PHOTO LOCATION Ketchikan, Alaska, United States of America