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This is a very nice project for the 3rd grade that, with a little preparation, can be finished in an hour session. In order to keep this art project from taking too much class time, I prepared the brown grocery … Continue reading

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Some interesting facts about totem poles: Indian tribes of the Pacific Northeast Coast, Washington state in the USA, British Columbia in Canada, and some tribes in Alaska shared in an ancient tradition of totem poles. Totem poles may depict legends, … Continue reading

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Arpilleras are intricately detailed hand sewn textile pictures. Each piece illustrates some aspect of  daily life for the women of the Andes. the arpillera, in an array of  colors, tells the story of the country markets where locals come to … Continue reading

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The Huichol Indians, who live in a distant part of Mexico, illustrate their religious beliefs in beautifully designed yarn paintings called “Nearika.” A traditional Huichol representation is that of the deified face of the sun, the Giver of Life. The … Continue reading

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