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This is a collection of information and imagery that I am using as part of a lesson plan in my unit curriculum.

This is a collection of information and imagery that I am using as part of a lesson plan in my unit curriculum.

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Huichol yarn paintng  a resolution for the mexican drug war Huichol yarn paintng a resolution for the mexican drug war Presentation Transcript

  • Huichol Yarn Painting
    A resolution for severe bullying
    and social injustice, such as the Mexican Drug War.
  • Huichol People
    live in Central Mexico and are known for their bright colorful yarn art
    believe their deified ancient ancestors, the First People, once dwelled in the Wirikuta desert
    were driven out into the Sierra Madre Occidental to live a mortal agrarian existence
  • Huichol Art
    personal and captivating
    with intricate designs, vibrant colors and sacred symbols.
    an expression of deeply held spiritual beliefs.
    features prominent symbols
  • HuicholArt Continued
    art is a means of encoding and channeling sacred knowledge.
    art is a form of prayer, providing direct communion with the sacred realm
    Jicuri, the peyote plant, is considered the plant of life, promoting harmonious relations with the gods.
    often represented as an ear of corn
  • Yarn Paintingsuggestions & Ideas
    Create a yarn painting to represent culturally significant subject matter (events, moments, or objects) that are important in your life.
    Think about using subject matter that would bring an end to social injustice.
    Use your artwork to represent freedom for those who are being bullied.
  • Examples of Yarn Art
  • Sources
    http://www.indigoarts.com/gallery_huicholart1.html
    http://www.mexicanartdealing.com/
    http://www.indigoarts.com/gallery_huichol_benitez6.html
    http://artwithmrssmith.blogspot.com/2010/10/huichol-yarn-painting.html