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This course will introduce the learner to large scale designs adapted to traditional north coast structures.

This course builds upon previous course for understanding First Nations art history and for developing a professional application for both grants and/or further schooling. Learners will research into their Nations, Communities, and artists more specifically. Topics covered will include global museum collections of First Nations art, with...

This course builds skills from the previous course to increase skill in, and form the habit of, documenting and editing photographs of completed works. Learning will also continue to develop artists’ participation in group exhibitions. Topics covered will focus on understanding juried exhibitions, how to package works for travelling to...

Credits:
3.0

This course will introduce the learner to larger scale designs adapted for carving traditional northwest coast panels.

This course is designed to increase the learner's ability to create a more complex traditional crest spoon.

This course is designed to increase the learner's ability to create a more complex traditional portrait mask.

This course is designed to increase the learner's ability to create a more complex traditional moon mask. 

This course is designed to increase the learner's ability to create a more complex traditional crest bowl.

This course is designed to increase the learner's ability to create a more complex traditional  crest mask.

This course will require students to participate in the Legacy Project to be show cased by the students and NWCC.

This course provides an opportunity for Studio level students to undertake their own project.   Instructors will advise and approve proposals through pre-assessment on a suitable cultural based project. This experience will be beneficial to aspiring artists interested in Northwest Coast Art careers to gain practical experience through a...

Credits:
4.0

This course builds on the Sculpture 1, with continued opportunity for Studio level students to undertake their own project under mentorship instruction with solo studio time provided.  Instructors will continue to advise and support project completion. This experience leverages learning through a mentoring approach with the guidance of master...

Credits:
4.0

This course introduces basic metalsmithing skills focusing on preparing sterling silver for graving designs on a wrap ring or small bracelet. Being project driven, students will work alongside the instructor to integrate cultural design skills on a small scale

Credits:
4.0

This course builds on basic metalsmithing skill focusing on creating a small bracelet. Being project driven, students will work alongside the instructor to integrate cultural design skills on a small scale.

Credits:
4.0

Introduces the learner to the role of First Nations Health Care Worker. Self-awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal culture and the impact of history on families and communities is explored. College orientation, planning for full-time attendance in school, and discussion of home/life balance is part of this course.

A continuation of FNHS 143.  Expands on societal, political, spiritual and cultural issues that impact on the student's role as a personal support worker and caregiver.  Explores the role of healthcare workers and their impact on aboriginal families/communities. Students will develop a resource book of Aboriginal supports.

This course will examine First Nations peoples’ cultures, values, beliefs, traditions, history, languages, and land in terms of a holistic world view. Through this perspective, the course will examine the past, look at the many issues facing First Nations communities today and consider possibilities for the future. (plus Online delivery option...

This course is an introduction to the multidisciplinary field of First Nations Studies and its nature and goals as an academic discipline. From multiple Aboriginal worldviews, students will examine Canadian Aboriginal identities, voices, communities, cultures, histories, values, beliefs, languages, oral traditions, literature, and art....

Credits:
3.0

Plants have always been essential for human survival and well-being. We rely on them for food, materials, medicines and their spiritual values. Because plants are so important, we have given many of them special names, and have developed stories and ceremonies that highlight their special qualities. For Indigenous peoples in northern British...

Credits:
3.0

Aboriginal Languages – Preservation and Revitalization This course examines protocols, planning strategies and methods for data collection, analysis, and organization appropriate for language preservation and revitalization of Aboriginal languages. Students will learn strategies and practical methods for community-based projects such as:...

Credits:
3.0

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