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Ojibwe/Lakota Art and Culture

Author

Edith mcdonald

Date

March 8, 2010

Institution ArtsConnectEd

This set is targeted for Grade 6-8 students. It examines the use of free form (floral) and geometric design in a variety of functional objects decorated in the style typical of the artists' tribe and area. Each artwork is a reflection of the artists' development of highly stylized, complex patterns and forms.

The Bandolier bags that are floral or free-form typically originate from the Woodlands and Ojibwe culture.

The Bandolier bags that are geometric are more typical of the Plains Indians.

Four of the slides are grouped in pairs to facilitate compare and contrast questions and to identify the distinct types of designs used by the artists. 

Directions: Compare and contrast the two different styles of bags.

For the slides that have only one image Identify the principles of design that you see:

Pattern

Emphasis

Balance

Movement

Repitition 

Proportion

Rhythm

Variety

Unity

 

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Type: Instructional Set
Grades: 6-8
Instructional Method: Classroom Discussion
Added to Site: March 8, 2010