Raven Holding Totem Pole Above Son Of Indian Chief Above Beaver was carved by Douglas Lafortune in 1989. This totem lies directly south of the Duncan Train Station and is one of the most impressive in the city.
Doug LaFortune is one of the best known names in west coast Native art. LaFortune was born in Bellingham, Washington in 1953 and started working as a professional artist in 1973. Douglas Lafortune was taught by the gifted carver Simon Charlie.
Additional photographs of Doug Lafortune’s Raven Holding Totem Pole Above Son Of Indian Chief Above Beaver are in the Raven Holding Totem Pole Gallery.
Doug Lafortune has 3 other totems located in Duncan, British Columbia. Eagle With Wind Spirit Insert Above Bear Holding Halibut 1986, Eagle above Killer Whale with Spirit Helpers 1987 and Bear Holding Cub 1986.