Indian totem pole Vancouver Canada Capilano Suspension bridge


Location: Vancouver. Canada



Totem poles are sculptures carved from large trees by cultures of the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America. The Pacific Northwest Coast consists in Washington state in the USA and British Columbia in Canada.

Contrary to popular belief, the Southwest Indians, Plains Indians, and Inuit never carved totem poles . This actually makes total sense since there are no trees that size in the Arizona Sonoran desert!

This totem pole in particular is at Capilano Suspension Bridge, in Vancouver, Canada. This place, located about 20 minutes north of the downtown, is one of the top attractions of city, receiving about 800,000 visitors every year. The current bridge is 140 metres (460 ft) long and 70 metres (230 ft) above the river Capilano and is considered the longest suspension bridge in the world.