Indigenous Art Overview

This learning pathway does not take an extensive look at Indigenous art forms, but instead focuses on Canadian First Nations art as an example of the rich, unique art forms that exist among First peoples or Native peoples of various regions around the world. Learners are strongly encouraged to do some research into other Indigenous types of art forms that might be more common to the regions in which they reside.



Upon successful completion of this learning pathway, you should be able to:

  • Appreciate Indigenous art as a means of preserving Indigenous cultural traditions and history.
  • Describe a few types of Indigenous art forms found globally.
  • Describe a few types of unique Canadian First Nations art forms.