Totem poles at a cemetery, Alert Bay, British Columbia, Canada.

For centuries, the people of Haida Gwaii have spread knowledge through stories. These originated in nature and were told through art. Today, Linda Tollas (L) helped design the Spirit Lake Trail and educates visitors in regards to native use of the forests, for food and medicine. (R) Christian White continues his family’s heritage of telling stories through art, included totem poles.

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