Resources

Ned Bear

Shaman’s Quest: The Masks of Ned Bear

A biography of Ned Bear, including pictures, audio clips and images of his work.

 

CBC Aboriginal

Watch a video of Ned Bear talking about his masks. 

 

Masks

Another Face: Masks Around the World

A wealth of information about masks from around the world, including games, activities, images, suggested books, and external links.

 

Sculpture

The Getty: Working With Sculpture

An excellent resource for teachers, this website offers a variety of useful lesson plans in sculpture for various grade levels, a sculpture image bank, a glossary of related terms, a section about sculpture in Western art, and a section explaining four basic sculpture techniques.

 

Aboriginal Art & Culture

Cybermuse: Aboriginal Voices in Contemporary Canadian Art

Six Aboriginal artists in Canada examine their past and present culture, and explore their place in the contemporary milieu. Includes activities, lesson plans, sample artists and artworks, a chronology, a glossary, and a “see and compare” section.

 

Aboriginal Art, Culture, and Other Traditions of the Aboriginal People

Discover the cultures and lifestyles of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples and learn about Aboriginal art at the Virtual Museum of Canada’s Teachers’ Centre.