Walk among authentic totem poles
Before Europeans arrived in the Americas, the people of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America had already developed a stunning and sophisticated culture of wood carving, painting, and dance. At the Museum of Anthropology, set in a beautiful wooded spot on the University of British Columbia campus in Vancouver, B.C., you can see historic and contemporary examples of this complex culture.
Walk into the Great Hall past huge old totem poles and other treasures. Outside behind the museum, enter a replica of a traditional long house. Be sure and visit the Bill Reid rotunda, featuring