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Family Totem Pole

You and your family live in a Kwakiutl in the north west coast. It is the year 1740, the year before you had first contact with European settlers. You have finally finished your totem pole, which tells the story of your family history. You are giving a potlatch to honor the rising your totem pole outside your home. Create a totem pole and write a narrative story telling about the raising of the totem pole and the story behind your carvings. Use the following is a guide.

3rd Grade, Social Studies
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