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Kwakiutl Totem Pole by James Dick


Kwakiutl Totem Pole by James Dick
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Artwork DescriptionGift of the Native Indian people of BC to commemorate the centenary of the union on July 20, 1871 of BC with Canada. A project of the First Citizens' Fund and the BC Centennial 1971 Committee.
Artwork StatementCarved at Alert Bay, BC by James Dick of the Nimpkish Indian Band.

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Artwork TypeFirst Nations
MediumPaint on wood
Unveiled date1971
Reference #3747
SiteCentennial Park, east side of Laurel Point Inn, 680 Montreal Street
Art CategoryCivic Public Art
Selection ProcessCivic: Donation
Municipality/NeighbourhoodVictoria: James Bay

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