This is Chief Skedons mortuary pole. The First Nation people are famous for the Totem pole often carving them for deceased Chiefs. This one depicts
The moon, mountain goat, bear & whale. I bet Trish has a picture of this.
Looking for Bears & Whales August 26th 2005 Yakama, Washington to Vancouver Island BC
Deep breath every one this could be a long one.
The reservation turned out to be an excellent find. We spent 4 days there as it was a lovely park and we made use of all amenities. The temp hit 110f so the pool was much appreciated.
There is also a museum, Native American library and cultural centre which were hugely interesting and educational so ... read more
Well, we have talked about it for years now at last we have taken the plunge. Call it "adult gap year", career break or mid life crisis, but the house is sold, possessions in store,sold, on loan, given or thrown away, many parties had and our old life on hold. Now we are making final preparations to head to the USA to purchase our new home ( an RV) and travel North, Central and Southern America or where ever the road takes us. Watch this space ..........
MAY 2016........ well we enjoyed it so much last time, we always we said we would do it again. It may have taken us a decade to get to do ... full info