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Northwest Territories:  Teacher Centre
Arts & Culture


Web Links

These Web Sites will provide you with background information.

 

Answer Key

Click on the link below for an answer key to the activity in the Student Centre.


?_Geography Art Poster

 

 

 

Web Links

Arctic Winter Games  

The Northwest Territories has hosted the Arctic Winter Games several times in the past, and likely will again. This site has good descriptions of the sports included in the games. Photographs of previous winter games are available, including the 1998 games in Yellowknife. This Web site extends the information included on page 52 of InfoCanada Northwest Territories . You could use this site to ask students to map the locations of the previous ten Arctic Winter Games.

Government of the Northwest Territories: Arts and Crafts

Quillwork? Tufting? Find out more about these beautiful art forms at this Web site. This Web site has descriptions and photographs of Dene and Inuit beadwork, carvings, quillwork, tufting, and basket making.  

Additional Site: For students who have computers loaded with Shockwave, play the Language Game. It's fun! Raven will guide you-but remember, he's a trickster!

 

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Answer Key

?_Geography Art Poster
 

People often think that Inuit, Dene, or Métis art is just soapstone carvings, but there is so much more! Even clothing is often a work of art. Find out more about the art of the Northwest Territories, then create an NWT art gallery exhibit in your classroom. This activity represents an extension of the topics introduced on pages 50 and 51 of the text.

Click here to view the student activity.

 

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