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Native Art In Canada: A History

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Native Art In Canada: A History

Art has long been an important part of Canadian culture. This artwork has a long and storied history, and can be traced back as far as the Ice Age, which was 80,000 years ago! The oldest officially dated piece of native artwork shows that it was created approximately 5,000 years ago. Each era of artwork has its own style and reflects the lifestyle of the people who lives in that particular time period. Arctic Region Art Throughout the arctic period, nomads roamed the landscape of Canada. They often made crude tools out of bone, ivory, or...

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