Model Totem Pole

Physical description

A model totem pole depicting a beaver holding an extended tongue, a figure with a staff, the head of a fish, and a bird (from bottom to top). The beaver has circular black eyes surrounded by a tapering red oval outlined by green with black brows above, red ears, curling red nostrils, an open mouth showing two red and green upper front buck teeth and a red tongue sticking out that its forepaws are holding onto at either side, and a frontward and upward curving red cross hatched tail. The figure with the staff has circular black eyes surrounded by a tapering red oval outlined by green with black brows above, red and green ears, red nostrils, and an open mouth in which, there is the top of the red and green banded staff that the figure is also holding in between its legs and forepaws. The head of the fish has similar facial features to that of the figure below it, except that it has plain pointed ears, and red outlined green split u side fins. The bird has similar eyes and brows to that of the other creatures, but also has a small beak and a black dotted body with side wings. The bird is turning its head to its left side. Eight oval abalone shell pieces are inlaid on the nailed base.