• Creator
  • Thwaites, John E.
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1923
  • Description
  • Totem pole leans against wooden structure in wooded area, ca. 1923.Note from unidentified source: Chief Scowl pole, Kasaan, removed to Ketchikan in 1938. On it is carved the god of the white man on top, an angel, a priest, a Russian eagle and a priest at the base, a depiction of Chief Scowl's conception of, and contempt for, the white man's gods. Note charred remains of houseposts and beam burned in 1915.In Garfield Volume 3, leaf 83a.
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