iOS app Android app

Totem Poles

Ketchikan's Kitschy, But Misty Is a Must: Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage on the Looney Front, Part 2

Mike Arkus | Posted 07.20.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

There's hardly a cloud in the sky, the fjords are bathed in glorious sunlight belying their name, and the panoramas that are usually shrouded in clouds and rain are superb.

Herb Alpert Erects Huge Totem Pole in Malibu!

Jay Weston | Posted 04.27.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

What most of the world is only discovering lately is that Herb has spent more than half his life as a respected abstractist painter and sculptor whose work has been exhibited in the U.S. and Europe. Later I cornered Herb and asked, "Why totems?"

Washington Redskins, Blackskins or Yellowskins?

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 04.24.2013 | Sports
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

Without question this town has a problem with racism. It's evident in how white the branches of the federal government remain, how geographically divided D.C. is along racial lines. Few of these inequities, however, can be as quickly corrected as the Washington Redskins' racist moniker.

Kids and Native American Art

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 11.16.2011 | Parents
Carolyn Ossorio

A half-man, half bird rattles the head of a raven high in his right hand. He brandishes a wing of feathers that he waves toward the crowd and up to the sky. The overall effect is mesmerizing and the crowd stands at attention.