Hands-On Canadian History: First Nations Inspired Art
The First Nations of Canada have history that includes rich and vibrant traditions, culture, stories, and artwork. Be inspired for your own art project.
5th Grade Native American Dream Catchers
5th grade artists are learning about Native American life and culture in their classrooms. We added to this by learning about their art as ...
Indigenous Artists of Canada Inspired Art Projects
This set of art projects incorporates painting, oil pastels, print making and carving to study six different artists of Canada who identify as First Nations or Métis through creating a piece of art inspired by: George Littlechild, Bill Reid, Dana Standinghorn, Jason Carter, Benjamin Chee Chee and Le...
How to Draw Haida Art
Haida Art is one of the greatest art traditions in the world. This article will show you how to draw a salmon, which according to tradition symbolizes determination. Draw a rectangle and a curved line.
Diane “Honey” Jacobson’s latest book is an important comment about First Nations efforts to save the salmon and her personal youthful journey to find meaning and a sense of place in life. Like the style in her first book My Life in a Kwagu’l Big House, this book is full of action, amazing adventures and fascinating connections between land, water and people. Follow “Honey” through sometimes hilarious and sometimes difficult periods but we always learn a life lesson.
5th Grade Self Portrait Collage
5th Grade artists are studying the genre of self-portraits. Using analogous colors, they painted their backgrounds (canvas board). Then a...