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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  • We spent an hour in Duncan as part of a Courtenay/Comox-to-Victoria travel day that also included the Chemainus Wall Murals and Kinsol Trestle. The totems route is a nice compact tour of downtown Dunc...  more »
  • Follow the big footprints and you will see about a dozen totem poles. Makes for an interesting tome between shops and cafes  more »
  • Walking around downtown Duncan is fun at any time. Nice restaurants, funky places to eat, quality shops are making Duncan a destination stop. Add to this, the visitor is greeted by a wide variety of t...  more »

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