David Boxley Tsimshian Northwest Coast Artist

"Eagle Human Totem Pole" 2003
A complete list of totem poles carved earlier than 1988 can be requested directly from David Boxley.


  • 22 ft Tsimshian Totem Pole "Eagle & the Young Chief", National Museum of the American Indian permanent exhibit, Washington, DC


  • 8 ft Tsimshian House Post, Alaskan Native Heritage Center, Anchorage, AK


  • 6 ft Totem Pole, Escobedo
  • 12 ft Totem Pole, Thomas Moore
  • 20 ft Totem Pole, Boy Scouts, Tacoma, WA


  • 6 ft Totem Pole, Private Commission, Seattle WA


  • 25 ft Tsimshian Legends Pole, Ketchikan Indian Community, Ketchikan, AK
  • 15 ft Totem Pole, honoring retired Git Lak Likst'aa Dance leaders, and 30th anniverary of group, Metlakatla, AK (assisted son David Robert)
  • 12' Totem pole, Private Commission, Michigan


  • 24 ft Care Givers Totem honoring traditional and modern medicine. South Central Foundation, Anchorage, AK
  • 20 ft Thunderbird and Whale Totem, Quillayute Tribe, LaPush, WA (son David R's first large pole commission)
  • 6 ft Raven and Fog Woman Totem (with son David R.), Eagle Spirit Gallery, Ketchikan, AK


  • 6 ft Raven Releasing the Sun Totem, Eagle Spirit Gallery, Ketchikan, AK


  • 15 ft Family Story Pole, Private Commission, Woodway WA
  • 20 ft Round Story Pole, Memphis Zoo commissioned through Quintana Gallery
  • 8 1/2 ft Story Pole, University of Dubuque, Dubuque IA


  • 7 ft Totem Pole, The Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage AK
  • 20 ft Eagle and Wolf Pole, Private commission, Seattle WA
  • 24 ft Totem Pole, American Indian College Fund


  • 8 ft Eagle Family Pole, Personal collection
  • 30 ft Story Pole, Epcot Center, Disney World, Orlando, FL


  • 16 ft Frog Mother Pole, Commission through Quintana Gallery, Portland OR
  • Four 20 ft Clan & Story Pole, Port Gamble S'klallam Totem Pole & Longhouse Project, consultant


  • 11 ft Culture Bearer's Totem, Totem Pole Show, Legacy Gallery, Seattle WA


  • 4O ft Heraldic Pole, Pope Resources, Port Ludlow WA
  • 13 ft Four Clans Totem, United States Forest Service Visitors Center, Ketchikan AK


  • 32 ft Albert Bolton Memorial Pole, Eagle and Rainbow, Community of Metlakatla AK


  • 5 ft Raven and Three Chiefs, Hobbs, Straus, Dean & Wilder, Washington D.C.
  • 5 ft Young Chief Who Fed the Eagles, Buffalo Gallery, Alexandria VA


  • 19 ft Raven Legends, Knotts Berry Farm; Anaheim CA
  • 17 ft Boy Who Fed the Eagles, Knotts Berry Farm, Anaheim CA
  • 30 ft The Fishermen's Pole, Land o' Lakes WI


  • 30 ft Beaver Lake Myth Pole, King County Arts Commission, Issaquah WA
  • 42 ft Eagle Pole, King County Arts Commission, Issaquah WA


  • 8 ft Raven, Percent for Art, Richard Johnson Elementary School, Metlakatla AK
  • 8 ft Eagle, Percent for Art, Richard Johnson Elementary School Metlakatla AK
  • 8 ft Killerwhale, Percent for Art, Richard Johnson Elementary School Metlakatla AK
  • 8 ft Wolf, Percent for Art, Richard Johnson Elementary School Metlakatla AK
  • 20 ft, Private Commission, Seattle WA
  • 9 ft, Microsoft Collection, Seattle WA
  • 7 ft, Buffalo Gallery, Alexandria VA


  • 30 ft Salmon & Cedar, Carved for and demonstrated at "Crossroads of Continents" exhibit sponsored by Museum of History & Industry Seattle WA
  • 13 ft Beaver Defeats Grizzly, included in the traveling exhibit, Old Growth Forest; Treasure in Transition, Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C., Burke Museum, University of WA


  • 40 ft Heraldic Pole, Port Gamble; S'klallum Tribe, Kingston WA
  • 6 ft Private Commission, Dr. James Smith, New York, NY

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