Archive / Kwakiute (Thunderbird) pole

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  1. Kwakiute (Thunderbird) pole, 1948
Item Details

Title: Kwakiute (Thunderbird) pole

Artist: Ellen Neel

Date: 1948

Format: Photograph [black and white print]

Location: UBC Archives Historical Photographs

Fonds: UBC# 1.1/2656

More Information: Pole was made by Kwakwaka’waku caver Ellen Neel, dedicated in 1948 at the University of British Columbia’s Brock Hall.

Further Research: Aboriginal Art in the Sixties
  1. 09. Henry Hunt finishing Expo 1967 pole in Thunderbird Park Victoria
  2. 10. Neel Family As Totem Pole
    Ellen Neel, David Neel, and David Neel (Photograph)
  3. 11. Thunderbird Totem Heading for Wales, Native Voice, May 1954
    Ted Neel (Ephemera)
  4. 12. Ellen Neel and son David
    Ellen Neel and David Neel (Photograph)
  5. 13. Ellen Neel Carving with Children
    Ellen Neel (Photograph)
  6. 14. Ellen Neel Carving, "Kwakiutl Indian Carving Totempole"
    Ellen Neel (Photograph)
  7. 15. Dr Raley beside a totem pole