Friendship Totem Pole

totempoleWishing Unity And Friendship Among All Yukoners

The Elements:

  • Thunderbird
    With outstretched wings, it symbolizes good luck and happiness to all people.
  • Wolf – (Holding “Skookum Jim” Mason)
    He represents one of the major Indian clans of Yukon.
  • Crow
    He represents the second major Indian clan of Yukon.
  • Beaver
    Depicting the fur industry, he symbolizes industry, perseverance, energy and intelligence.
  • Bear
    Representing good hunting, he holds everyone up because of his great strength.

The Colours:

  • Black – Depicts the charcoal of campfires
  • Red – Symbolizes mother earth
  • White – Represents the many rapids along the great Yukon River.
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