STORYTELLERS - PART I
Topic: Decoding totem poles - rebirth of the storytellers
Location: Alaska panhandle
Environment: Temperate rainforest - ecosystem with largest amount of biomass
Native people: Haida, Tlingit, Tsimshian
Master carver Nathan Jackson: "Raising a totem pole is putting something in place, it's leaving a mark. Just saying who we are, what we are, what we belong to, and what we've been born with."