Creator(s): Museum of Anthropology
Totem Poles are the most well known symbols of the Haida culture. The Respect for Bill Reid Pole was created to honour the memory of Bill Reid, one of the most beloved and popular Haida artists. Bill Reid was the creator of several powerful sculptures including the Spirit of Haida Gwaii; on display at the Vancouver International Airport. The Respect for Bill Reid Pole was created by several Haida totem carvers and raised at Haida House at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.