Traditional Art Form Research Assignment (T4)
In this research assignment, choose a traditional art form - one from the First Nations, one from the Inuit and one from the Métis. Investigate the five W's about it.
Examples of Traditional Art Forms:
Quillwork, Beadwork, Tufting, Birchbark Biting, Fishscale Art, Inuit Sculpting, Canoe Building
Your research assignment needs to answer the following questions:
- What is the art form and its history?
- Who did/does this art form (nation, clan, individuals, etc.)?
- Why did/do they do it
- did they learn it
- did they display it
- did they work on it
- When did/do they do it? (for ceremonies, everyday life, etc.)? Is this art form still practiced today?