21st Century Learning: Links to Our Collection

This project was funded in part by the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation

Engaging in culture and art through primary sources.

"Tyee" a.k.a. Floyd Joseph, Frog Bowl, 2003, Collection of Glenbow Museum, AA 2182The Coast Salish: Connecting Art, Environment and Traditions

Connection to environment is reflected in the art and traditions of the Coast Salish. To further appreciate these traditions, students investigate the culture and their connections to the earth.


"Tyee" a.k.a. Floyd Joseph, Frog Bowl
2003, Collection of Glenbow Museum,
AA 2182


Introduction

This educator's package presents the traditional way of life of the Coast Salish people. The information encourages students to examine artifacts from the Glenbow Museum's collection and connects them to other cultures, communities and environments from within Canada.

Spindle Whorl, Coast Salish, early 20th century, Collection of Glenbow Museum, AA 202Spindle Whorl, Coast Salish, early 20th century, Collection of Glenbow Museum, AA 202 Rattle, Coast Salish, early 20th century, Collection of Glenbow Museum, R1108.10Rattle, Coast Salish, early 20th century, Collection of Glenbow Museum, R1108.10 Doll, Coast Salish (Quinault), mid 20th century, Collection of Glenbow Museum, R53.218Doll, Coast Salish (Quinault), mid 20th century, Collection of Glenbow Museum R53.218








 

 


For each package our team of curators and educators have selected additional artworks and artifacts from our online collection database that can be used in conjunction with the teacher's guide and lesson plan. You can access all of the objects that were selected for this package by clicking here.


Included in this guide are:


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