B.C. totem pole being carved as symbol of reconciliation can’t find funding

Funding problems may keep the Language Revitalization Pole grounded.

In June, APTN News told you about the 800 year old cedar that’s being carved in Port Alberni, B.C.

The carving is well underway, but the project needs to find money fast.

The goal is to raise the totem pole this year during the United Nations’ International Year of Indigenous Languages.

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