Native American inspired tattoos are always a winner, and these totem pole tattoos are no different! They're awesome!!
The totem pole is a significant part of Pacific Northwest Native American culture, tradition and history. 'Totem' as a word comes from the Algonquin language and refers to a guardian or ancestral being, usually of a supernatural nature, that is held in great respects. Totem poles are used to show the lineage of a family or household with animals representing spirits and ancestors. Each image on a totem pole is individually symbolic, but when stacked with the others tells a story with them. Totem pole tattoos thereafter can be a deeply personal tattoo!
Bold and bright or detailed in black and grey totem pole tattoos are a beautiful choice of ink for anyone looking to get a tattoo to commemorate there heritage or journey in life. Take a look at these 10 totem pole tattoos and get inspired with some Native American culture!!