I was wondering what you all thought of learning designs pertaining to English language teaching? What are the ways in which you design your lessons to achieve better learning in your students?Continue
I'd like to share in this forum and would like others to share, short stories that might apply to education / teaching and that will inspire. I believe stories and a narrative are powerful, whether…Continue
Kwakwaka'wakw dancers in British Columbia wear special masks that demonstrate their ancestors' ability to transform from human form to animal spirit. Worn during potlatches, feasts, ceremonies, and social gatherings, transformation masks are elaborately created with hinges and strings that enable the masked dancer to emerge as one being and transform into another at the pull of a cord. The opening and closing of the mask is done in sync with the beat of a drum.
IMAGES from the exhibition. Clicking on the images below will take you to a large, high quality jpeg files. The detail in the photographs is beautiful. Identifying notes for each image can be found at the bottom of the post.
There is much more in the exhibition, though you can't extract the high quality jpegs anymore. They are charging $7.50 a file now. On the bright side, the search system for the National Museum of the American Indian is much improved.