You are looking at an intriguing picture of Carved Posts Alert Bay. It was taken in 1914 by Edward S. Curtis. The picture presents Two totem poles in front of a wood frame house in the Nimkish (Namgis) village Yilis (Yalis) , on Cormorant Island. Totem pole depicts an eagle representing the owner's paternal crest and a grizzly bear symbolizing the maternal one. We have created this collection of pictures primarily to serve as an easy to access educational tool.