Native American Indians: Visual Arts, Drama, Dance, and Music
Visual Arts: Pottery <ul><li>They first go and gather the clay.  </li></ul><ul><li>Then they mix the clay and water to sta...
Visual Arts: Pottery con’td <ul><li>They dry it using fire, but if they dry they leave it under the fire too long, they cr...
The result
Drama: Storytelling <ul><li>Native Americans passed down their traditions and history through the way of storytelling.  </...
Storytelling
Storytelling con’td
Dance: The Sun Dance <ul><li>It used to be a dance for men only because it was kind of torturous. </li></ul><ul><li>It was...
Sun Dance con’td
Sun Dance cont’d <ul><li>When the America came to be, the government banned this dance.  </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the Nat...
Music: Native American Flutes <ul><li>These flutes are generally handcrafted.  </li></ul><ul><li>Before they make the flut...
Music: Native American flutes
Music: Native American Indian Flutes <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TErXZIi5jck </li></ul>
Bibliograhpy <ul><li>Cksinfo.Com </li></ul><ul><li>Canyonart.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pueblopotteryme.com/storytel...
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  1. 1. Native American Indians: Visual Arts, Drama, Dance, and Music
  2. 2. Visual Arts: Pottery <ul><li>They first go and gather the clay. </li></ul><ul><li>Then they mix the clay and water to start to form the shape of the pot. </li></ul><ul><li>Once they have completed making the shape of the pot, they need to make the clay dry. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Visual Arts: Pottery con’td <ul><li>They dry it using fire, but if they dry they leave it under the fire too long, they crack. </li></ul><ul><li>They then need to paint it and decorate the pot once it the clay has dried. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The result
  5. 5. Drama: Storytelling <ul><li>Native Americans passed down their traditions and history through the way of storytelling. </li></ul><ul><li>Elders of the village would tell the stories at night around the village fire. Many times they acted out what the story was about for the children. </li></ul><ul><li>This was one of the many ways they also educated their children about their past. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Storytelling
  7. 7. Storytelling con’td
  8. 8. Dance: The Sun Dance <ul><li>It used to be a dance for men only because it was kind of torturous. </li></ul><ul><li>It was held during the summer solstice. </li></ul><ul><li>It was a dance to celebrate new life and spiritual rebirth of the participants. </li></ul><ul><li>During this 4-8 day dance ceremony, the dancers would fast and self inflict pain. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Sun Dance con’td
  10. 10. Sun Dance cont’d <ul><li>When the America came to be, the government banned this dance. </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the Native Americans continued to do it anyway but they called it the rain dance to disguise it. </li></ul><ul><li>The governments laws have changed and they are allowed to continue the dance today. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Music: Native American Flutes <ul><li>These flutes are generally handcrafted. </li></ul><ul><li>Before they make the flute out of wood, they must make sure the wood is of good quality. </li></ul><ul><li>Generally their flutes are carved from wood. </li></ul><ul><li>Once they have finished carving it, which is a long process, they treat the wood so it lasts. </li></ul><ul><li>It is not easy work, but the end result, if you can play, is priceless. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Music: Native American flutes
  13. 13. Music: Native American Indian Flutes <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TErXZIi5jck </li></ul>
  14. 14. Bibliograhpy <ul><li>Cksinfo.Com </li></ul><ul><li>Canyonart.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pueblopotteryme.com/storytellerpreview.htm </li></ul><ul><li>kumeyaay.info </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.crystalinks.com/sundance.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.atflutes.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5:the-process-step-by-step&catid=5&Itemid=61 </li></ul>

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