Handbook accompanies Art Kits Produced for Thunder Bay's Elementary Schools Grades One to Eight. Developed for use by teachers in the Conseil Scolaire du District Catholique des Aurores Boreales, the Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board and the Lakehead District School Board. Funding from the City of Thunder Bay's Millennium Arts Education Grant. Includes: lessons plans and visual resources for Thunder Bay's Elementary Schools: Grades One to Eight; Sixteen artworks by regional artists donated for classroom use as posters.
A boxed set that contains 50 full-colour reproductions of contemporary Indigenous art and a bilingual (English/French) teaching guide, full of ideas on how to use the art cards to animate discussions and inspire activities in all subjects, from kindergarten to grade 12. It is based on the exhibition curated by Lee-Ann Martin, with teaching guide developed by Yvette Cenerini, Lita Fontaine, Dawn Knight and Albert McLeod. The artworks by 50 First Nations, Inuit and Metis women artists can be used to talk about the power of stories, environmental concerns, Indigenous-Settler relations and more. Engaging, hands-on art-related activities will deepen learning for all ages. --Resilience website.
The Art First Nations program features both traditional work as well as artwork which reflects new outlooks and perspectives. It focuses on a selection of innovative artists whose work derives from traditions of their culture.
Based on Métis artist Christi Belcourt’s painting “Medicines to Help Us,” this innovative and vibrant resource honours the centuries-old healing traditions of Métis women. For this stunning set of twenty-seven gallery-quality prints and accompanying companion booklet, Christi Belcourt fuses her evocative artwork with Indigenous Traditional Knowledge and Western Science. With contributions from Métis Elders Rose Richardson and Olive Whitford, as well as key Michif phrases and terminology.