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POLE. A measure of length, equal to five yards and a half. Vide Measure.

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Swanton described in detail situations that demanded potlatching: the building of a new house in Hlghagilda, the carving and erection of its new frontal pole, the return of a loved one who has gone away and returned, and the special dances of secret societies "inspired" by spirits moving through them.
Photo 3: Chief Saanaheit's house frontal pole, height: 55 ft.
The brain weighed 1600 g and showed a cortical mass lesion in the left superior frontal gyrus, 4 cm behind the frontal pole.