Canadian First Nations Native American Arts and Culture

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Yetl/Taqlikic is the Tlingit name for Raven, the trickster. He was said to have brought water to earth,. Freed the sun moon and stars, created Dog, death, introduced hunting and meat eating.

Yetl/Taqlikic is the Tlingit name for Raven, the trickster. He was said to have brought water to earth

Haida Raven

Eagle Strike by Native American Artist Alano Edzerza is a The Silkscreen Print limited to an edition of Eagle is the symbol of great wisdom, and power.

John Muehlfarth, Hummingbird

Hill's Native Art is North America's largest northwest Coast Native Art Gallery.

There are many options for hands-on activities for studying the First Nations peoples of Canada before the Europeans arrived, but I decided to focus on the people who live on the West Coast – the Tlingit and Haida. The natives here are famous for their artwork and creativity of their totem poles – huge tree trunks carved into many animals and faces representing various spirits. Make First Nations Inspired Art

Hands-On Canadian History: First Nations Inspired Art

There are many options for hands-on activities for studying the First Nations peoples of Canada before the Europeans arrived, but I decided to focus on the people who live on the West Coast – the Tlingit and Haida. The natives here are famous for their ar

Bill Reid (1920 - 1998) & Skidegate Totem http://www.fineartpaintingtips.com/bill-reid-1920-1998-and-the-skidegate-totem/

Bill Reid and The Raven and the First Men University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology. I was privileged to visit the museum on a day when he was working on this.

.sky, tree - First Nations art

Things I Like – First Nation’s Art

The Raven and the First Men wood carving by the late British Columbia artist, Bill Reid

Bill Reid story of the raven La legende Haida du Grand Corbeau et des premiers Hommes

Aboriginal identity in Canada. By 2015, people of First Nations descent will compose of 25% of the total population in British Columbia.

Aboriginal Canada

Statistics Canada’s National Household Survey shows that people had an Aboriginal identity in Projections show that the Aboriginal identity population in Canada could be million.

Have you ever peeked in our drawers? In the coming weeks we will be showcasing parts of the collection that aren't always on display. Let us know if anything catches your eye! #turquoise #vintage #simplysantafe #santafestyle #navajo #zuni

Have you ever peeked in our drawers? In the coming weeks we will be showcasing parts of the collection that aren't always on display. Let us know if anything catches your eye!

˚Raven In Glass ~ by…Preston Singletary

“Raven Steals the Sun,” by Preston Singletary, Tlingit, Blown and carved glass. Raven’s head is upthrust as if flying out of the smokehole of the house, after stealing the sun disk from the box of daylight. The red orb is held in Raven’s beak.

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