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1899 and After

Arts, Crafts and Traditional Objects

   

It is natural of the native people of northwestern Canada to cherish their arts and crafts - arts and crafts embody the natural resources of their land. These natural resources provide the traditional materials used for implements, clothing, tools and art supplies.

Human skill and perfection of workmanship are still very much a part of the traditional way of life for some members of the native bush land community.

Explore some of the bush land peoples traditional art forms and materials.

 

Reprinted from Bushland People with the permission of the author. Copyright Terry Garvin 1992.

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