Emily Carr    ...Canadian Painter and author; This is how I want to live out my life. Enjoying my passions until the very last second.

Emily Carr The eccentric Canadian artist sits on a stool on the beach near Victoria, working on one of her beloved totem pole paintings.

Aboriginal peoples are drastically overrepresented in correctional facilities across Canada. Aboriginals represent about 2 percent of the adult Canadian population, and account for 15 to 19 percent of Canadians sentenced to custody. Strong societal forces should be the focus of studies involving native incarceration rather than individual faults.

"Rainbow Man, Warrior" by Cree (First Nations) artist George Littlechild- interesting idea of portraiture lesson- culture, symbolism, fauvist

Canadian Painter: Emily Carr, Victoria, B.C.  "You will have to experiment and try things out for yourself and you will not be sure of what you are doing. That's all right, you are feeling your way into the thing."  Emily Carr

Famous Canadian Painter: Emily Carr artist and writer heavily inspired by the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast.

Autumn's Garland  Tom Thomson

Synthesis and Understanding – the Spirit of Art: Tom Thomson

Students learn about arctic art and Canadian artist Ted Harrison with bold pieces of art. | lesson plan

Students learn about arctic art and Canadian artist Ted Harrison while creating bold pieces of art with Crayola® Dry-Erase Crayons and water.

Coming Home - Contemporary Canadian Native, Inuit & Aboriginal Art - Bearclaw Gallery

Because of their very larger than life persona, they make wonderful subjects of paintings. Look at these Native American paintings and art illustrations.