21st Century Learning - Links to Our Collection

AP-2252 AB-Gloves-View B
Gloves, Nehiwyan, mid 20th century, Collection of Glenbow Museum, AP 2252 A-B

Nehiwayak: Traditions of the Cree People

Traditional decoration and beadwork are just one of the many traditions students can explore with this in depth look into one of Canada's largest First Nations groups.

This educator’s package presents the traditional way of life of the Cree people. The information encourages students to examine artifacts from the Glenbow Museum's collection and connects them to other cultures, communities and environments from within Canada.

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Lightning Family Headdress, Mid 20th century, Collection of Glenbow Museum, AP 3372 A

AP-2313-Deer Leg Container-View A
Deer Leg Container, Nehiwyan mid 20th century, Collection of Glenbow Museum, AP 2313

For each package our team of curators and educators have selected additional artworks and artifacts from our online collection database that can be used in conjunction with the teacher's guide and lesson plan.

Included in this guide are:

Educational Module

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Supported by:
RBC Foundation

This project was funded in part by the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation.

Copyright to this resource is held by the Glenbow-Alberta Institute (Glenbow Museum) and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be downloaded, reproduced, or distributed without first acquiring permission from the appropriate collecting area. Please contact the Collection Technician assigned to the area.

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