Duncan Totem Poles, Duncan

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A vital part of any tour of the city, Duncan Totem Poles represent and honor the native Cowichan Tribe. Erected in the 1980s and numbering around 80, these ornate, colorful wooden totem poles each represent an allegorical part of the tribe's traditions, including the chiefs, nature, wealth, and family. Take a self-guided walking tour of the totems starting at the railway station (or any point, really), following the yellow footprints on the sidewalk that lead the way. Arrange to visit Duncan Totem Poles and other attractions in Duncan using our Duncan holiday planning tool .
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  • Odd to see that many in a downtown, but it makes a nice walk around the main part of town in Duncan.  more »
  • There is a nice walk way thru town which leads you to the many totems exhibited throughout town. Different ages, artistic ability/styles with excellent signage describing each totem, meanings, and art...  more »
  • The totem poles cover a variety of different groups and styles, there are informative plaques spread out through the park-like setting where they are sited, and you can enjoy the gift shop or a walk a...  more »

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