gyảaGang (Model Totem Pole)

Physical description

Small carved argillite pole. Figures from base to top: bear holding frog in front, with hind feet of frog in its mouth; raven with humanoid body, wearing a very tall hat; bird (raven or eagle) with a small frog carved on each side, and with the frog's hind feet in its mouth; on the very top, crouched over the bird's head, is a small sea bear with a dorsal fin. The pole has a smooth, flat back and stands on a small, thin base. The base is rounded off on the front corners.