Raven Steals the Sun: A Celebration of Tlingit Culture

/Raven Steals the Sun: A Celebration of Tlingit Culture

Description

This Smithsonian Learning Lab collection comes from an American Indian Heritage Month family festival focusing on Tlingit culture from the northwest coast of America. Included here are music and dance performances by the Dakhka Kwaan Dancers, storytelling by Gene Tagaban, Shelly Laws, and Maria Williams (of her book, “How Raven Stole the Sun”), a moiety game, and hands-on demonstrations by Shelly Laws of how to weave a two-stranded basket and to make Tlingit-style beaded ear loops .

Type: Website

Grades: 3-8