The totem poles of the Northwest Coast tribes were actually family crests and not religious icons, denoting the owner's legendary descent from an animal such as the bear, raven, wolf, salmon, or killer whale. Coming into a village, a stranger would first look for a house with the totem pole
The Province of British Columbia is located on the west coast of Canada. This region has some of the most beautiful natural waterways and scenery in the world.
Jack HarleyThe native peoples of what is now central Canada had a unique way of helping others get to their destination without losing their way.A young tree prominently situated at a trail intersection or sharp turn had one or more limbs trained to point in a certain direction to aid
Feb 13, 1950, Eielson Airbase, Fairbanks Alaska: A Convair B-36 bomber (Flight 2075) of the US 436 SAC squadron left the airbase at 5:25 PM for a run to its home base at Carswell Air Force base at Fort Worth, Texas. The flight was to take 16 hours and was
In 1862 a Cornishman by the name of Billy Barker arrived in the Caribou gold rush of British Columbia well after all the good ground was staked. He was an all round character, short in stature and had a temper & tenacity about him equal to that of five men.With
Is there such a place? The mysterious Stikine River, also called the Stickeen River is 610 km (379 mi) long. The river runs from northwestern British Columbia to Wrangell in southeast Alaska, where it empties into the Eastern Passage in the United States. There are many natural wonders along the river. The 'Grand Canyon