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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. Neel Family As Totem Pole
    Ellen Neel, David Neel, and David Neel (Photograph)
  2. 10. Ellen Neel Carving, "Kwakiutl Indian Carving Totempole"
    Ellen Neel (Photograph)
  3. 11. Before Public Reception, Vancouver Province, Monday, January 27, 1958
    Ellen Neel (Ephemera)
  4. 12. Creator of Totem Pole, Native Voice, September 1954
    Arthur Moody (Ephemera)
  5. 13. Robert Davidson carving totem pole at "Man in His World"
    Robert Davidson (Photograph)
  6. 14. The Queens totem pole loaded on to the "Pacific Unity" at Victoria on its voyage to England
     (Photograph)
  7. 15. Thunderbird Totem Heading for Wales, Native Voice, May 1954
    Ted Neel (Ephemera)