Northwest Coastal Indians Crafts


Wooden Box nwbox.JPG (14359 bytes)


Totem Pole totem2.gif (7271 bytes)  totem4.JPG (17424 bytes)



  1. Collect empty wrapping paper rolls or empty bolts that material comes on from the cloth shop.
  2. Measure the width around your roll.
  3. Cut pieces of construction paper 8 inches by the width measured around the roll.
  4. Decorate each piece of construction paper with markers or colored chalk to look like an animal for the totem pole. Wings, tails, antlers, and other features may be glued onto the construction paper so that the totem pole would appear more three dimensional when assembled.
  5. Glue the sections of the totem pole onto the roll.
Northwest Coastal Hat nwhat.JPG (22582 bytes)


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