We've been learning about the art of totem poles carved by the people of  The Haida Nation. The Haida are an indigenous nation of the Pacific  Northwest Coast and their main home is Haida Gwaii, an archipelago off the  coast of British Columbia. Totem poles from this region were usually made  from western red cedar trees. The symbolism of traditional totemic art  varies but typically portray stories of family legends and notable events.  Here's a quick lesson on how to design your own totem…

Mar 25 How to Draw a Totem Pole

We've been learning about the art of totem poles carved by the people of The Haida Nation. The Haida are an indigenous nation of the Pacific Northwest Coast and their main home is Haida Gwaii, an archipelago off the coast of British Columbia.

Ted Harrison Project and PPT Presentation

Art Class presentation for Spanish students about Canadian Artist Ted Harrison including project ideas

Cool Totem Pole Craft Projects For Kids! More

Totem poles are an intricate part of many First Nations peoples. This roundup is full of cool totem pole crafts great for kids! (Cool Crafts For Teachers)

Drip, Drip, Splatter Splash: Totem Poles of the Pacific Northwest

collaborative (nw style) totem poles, with book integration Drip, Drip, Splatter Splash

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