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Dedication of Totem Pole at Baker Park

When: Saturday, AUGUST 21, 2021 at 2 PM
Where: NW 84th St. & Mary Ave. NW

About the event:
Please join the Whittier Heights Community Council On August 21, 2021 at 2 PM for the dedication of this new totem pole in Baker Park on Crown Hill, carved by Fred Lauth, Sr.

Three Watchmen stand atop this pole
Watch for danger, and warn if threat approaches.
Peacekeeper Eagle looks out into the distance.
Beaver below Eagle watches for mischief
on the ground.

This totem was funded by the Whittier Heights Community Council
with a Neighborhood Matching Fund award from
the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods

Now we are ready to celebrate the new totem pole with a dedication ceremony on August 21st. The event will feature the HaidaLauffDancers who will perform the dedication dance. We will also have the opportunity to learn about Whittier Heights Emergency Preparedness, and meet your neighbors. This event will be held around the west side of Baker Park.

Back in 2018 the Whittier Heights Community Council’s was awarded a matching grant from Department of Neighborhoods to replace the totem Pole at Baker Park. Since then, the Baker Park restoration was completed by the Parks Department. By participating in the celebration, our time will be counted to complete the matching fund requirements. We need to have at least 30 attendees to complete the grant.

If you would like to help do more to prepare for this event in advance, please contact Andrea directly.