In Alaska, the town of Ketchikan had many bald eagles flying around and almost as many standing totem poles. Near Halibut Street and Killer Whale Avenue, the Saxman Village had a collection of restored totem poles that had been gathered from deserted villages in the Ketchikan area, and it also provided a glimpse into the workshops of contemporary totem carvers. Whether they were covered with moss and lying on the ground or standing erect with fresh paint, the totem poles made Ketchikan an intriguing place.
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TATTOO—Journeys on My Mind by Tina Marie L. Lamb is available at Amazon and BarnesandNoble and iBooks and Audible.
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