Diam – Interior House Post

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Diam – Interior House Post
This top part of a Diam, or house post that one, especially royalty or the wealthy, might put near the entrance of their home. #Diam was kind of an interior #totem #pole. It’s big…this one is probably over 20 feet tall, was carved from red cedar and was designed to announce the names of guests as they arrive. With a name like Kwakwaka’wakw, I can see why he’s keeping his mouth closed. #Seattle #art#museum. #indigenous #native