Music & Art

Traditional Drumming Songs:
Individuals from the three Island Nations have given School District #61 permission to use/teach their traditional drumming songs to students within the district.  To access the drumming songs, district staff must do the following:

Winston Wuttunee Cree Music Resources
Drum Circle Protocol
Lahal Bone Game
Great Musicians from our First Nations
Guide on Traditional Coast Salish Drumming
Hamat’sa Dance YouTube Video
Kwakwaka’wakw Dance
Powwow Dance
Native Drums
Traditional Music
What is a PowWow

Storyteller’s Bag – Teacher Guide Music K-8

Perpetual Salish – Art Resource  
This teacher resource with  prints and lesson plans can be borrowed from the ANED Resource Center.  If you wish to borrow it, please contact the resource center at 250-475-4124 or 

Incorporating Aboriginal Culture into the Elementary Fine Arts Curriculum
Grade 3 Art Lesson

Anishinaabe Art – Teacher Resource
Button Blanket Lesson_Plan
Dreamcatcher Lesson Plan
Looking at Bear – Art Lesson Plan
Shared Learning Art Lesson Plans
Kwakwaka wakw Button Blankets

Exploring Aboriginal Art in Canada
How to Make a Bentwood Box Pattern SD79
Haida Button Blanket Video
Indigenous Arts Protocol and Appropriation
Inuit Art
Native Dance Website
Ojibwe Art Curriculum Primary Grades
SD79 Printable Resources
Story of the Masks
U’mista Cultural Society Alert Bay BC

MOE Shared Learnings Integrating BC Aboriginal Content K to 10
First Nations Art Projects & Activities – Teacher Resource
ANED Aboriginal Art DVDs Library List