Explore the richness and variety of North American native music and culture. This course will examine music genres and instruments as well as the cultural, artistic, and religious influences that inform Native American music. Through lectures and hands-on projects, we will investigate the traditions of specific regions of North America, including the Eastern Woodlands, Plains, Northern, Southwestern and Northwest Coast tribes. Students will have the opportunity to make their own sand paintings, practice writing words in the Cherokee alphabet, experience Native American games, and other unique experiences to increase their understanding of a variety of artistic traditions.
Reading materials, music, and art-making supplies are provided at cost from instructor.
|Dates:||September 9 - December 9, 2013 Check for other dates|
|Meets:||Monday from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, 14 Sessions|
|Notes:||Required supplies cost $125 and may be purchased the first night of class from instructor (cash only).|
Sorry, this course has been cancelled. Please contact our office to see if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.