Quote from 'Heart of a Peacock'

"…Totem-Pole Walk winding through the trees beside a stream named Indian River, named for the pleasing of tourists but really the farthest possible distance from the village of Indian shanties - a walk ornamented at advantageous spots with out-of-setting totem poles, transplanted from their rightful place in front of an Indian chief's house in his home village, poles now loaded with commercial paint to make curiosity for see-it-all tourists …"1
1Emily Carr, The Heart of a Peacock, ed. Ira Dilworth (Toronto: Irwin Publishing, 1986), 80.
Emily Carr
c. 1907
Alaska, Sitka, UNITED STATES
© 1986, Irwin Publishing. All rights reserved.

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