Adapted from The Vancouver Sun
A totem pole is a carved log.
The carvings tell stories and history.
The new totem pole is 14 metres tall.
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- Watch this video. See the community set up the new totem pole in Gwaii Haanas national park. This is the first new pole in 100 years.
It is made of red cedar.
This tree was 500 years old.
A team of carvers worked for one year.
The Haida community is proud of their new pole.
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