Raven totem in Ketchikan (by Matthew Wild)
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This amazing totem was on somebody’s front yard in Ketchikan, Alaska, right behind their parking spot.
It’s beautiful. I have a fascination with crows and ravens, not to mention First Nations culture, and I love the character this bird has.
Ketchikan is a town decorated by native Alaskan totem poles. Unlike modern art, each of them is different and has something to say.
I like the fact they are living art – carved wood standing out in the open, changing constantly due to weathering. They never were made to be hidden away in museums, presided over by people in white coats – they are for the people, and of the people.
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