Monteal Totem Pole Ceremony

On May 3rd, 2017 this pole designed and carved by Charles Joseph was officially unveiled in front of a delegation of Mohawk Chiefs, the Montreal Mayor, Denis Coderre, members of the Montreal Museum of Fine Art, and members of the public.  This pole will be on display in front of the Museum until the end of October, 2017.

All photo credits MBAM, Jean-François Brière.

Michael Lickers, ceremony MC and brother of Charles Joseph
David Faren in front of the pole.
Eli Charlie gives the audience a description of the various segments of the pole's blessing.
Charles Joseph holding down.
Charles Joseph scattering down.