Duncan Totem Poles, Duncan

4.4
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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  • The totem pole walk route was indicated by yellow feet painted on the pavement. Each pole had a useful board adjacent describing the pole and its meaning. A fun way to spend an hour and learn about lo...  more »
  • We enjoyed driving around Duncan and finding totem poles everywhere. We talked about how beautiful they were and what an important part of our First Nations history and culture.  more »
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