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Duncan Totem Poles

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Address: Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
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Fun and interesting event to do

This is a wonderful event to do to visit and find all of the totems in Duncan. they have a guided tour and also a self made tour.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful event to do to visit and find all of the totems in Duncan. they have a guided tour and also a self made tour.

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Duncan, BC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Very interesting to walk around Duncan to view all the totem poles, gives insight into Duncan's history too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you are interested in cultural experiences the totem poles in Duncan are beautiful and there are many to see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Many Totem poles spread though out downtown. Painted foot prints guide the way from one to the next, and each totem pole shows a bit of history about Duncan.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Duncan is a wonderful place to see a huge array of totem poles. they are really amazing carving to see up close.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Tons of totems to see and the walk is well documented with yellow steps painted on the sidewalks. Well worth a visit to the original downtown of Duncan.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The Duncan Totem Poles are a very well curated display of historic and current Cowichan First Nation history and culture. It is tucked away behind the cultural centre on the banks of the Cowichan River. It is a wonderful place to discover our First People's history.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Downtown Duncan is a pretty town with several interesting shops. It is worth turning off the highway and parking for a walk through the downtown and looking at the many totems. The downtown totems all have plaques explaining the symbolism.

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Duncan, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

If you are interested in learning about the heritage in this community and Native cultures in general, studying the Duncan totem poles is a very good start. Each of the totems have a plaque that explains what the carvings represent and the foot marker paths help ensure that you get to see all the totems.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I have to start with a preamble here: 1. Duncan is one of the best areas for shopping 2. There are quite a lot of totem poles The totem pole walk was great and easy to follow (painted footprints). The totem poles were great to see and each had a placard depicting the story behind the pole.

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