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a clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object

emblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant

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Aberdeen City Council has also identified a number of city centre streets which would benefit from the totems.
[A] Cedar model totem pole by Kwakwaka 'wakw carver Charlie James (1867-1937), Alert Bay, British Columbia, early 20th century.
He said: "The totem poles had become a tradition for Stonehaugh and replacing them became something of a personal mission."
They have agreed to finance further restoration and protection of the totem pole.
As a class, we had fun deciding whether we wanted our totem poles to be traditional-looking or more contemporary.
Drawing on inspiration and traditional designs from the 16 groups of indigenous Taiwanese tribes, TOTEM's collection combines modern digital prints of traditional patterns, along with handmade bolts of cloth purchased from elderly indigenous craftspeople.
The competition asked children to redesign the community totem pole.
Totem is a solid work of science fiction and a creative take on the dystopian novel.
Totem Animals Plain & Simple is a reader-friendly guide to understanding more than 60 totem or "spirit guide" animals.
New York, NY, May 11, 2016 --( "Totem Animals Of The Native American Indians," has been written to explain the importance of the objects carved on totem poles and other articles connected with totemism and the secret societies of the Northwestern Indian tribes.
Whoever encounters his mother-in-law, or kills a totem animal or has eaten the food prepared for the chief, becomes tu-tu.
Picture Book / First Nations / Anishinaabe / Totem Animals / Tradition
The Swaledale ram, who is the regimental totem of the 2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment has quite literally earned his stripe, after being made up to Lance Corporal.
Yields are comparable to, or higher than, those of other recent releases such as Charm, Valley Red and Sweet Bliss or the industry standards Tillamook, Totem and Hood.