Curriculum Resources for the Alaskan Environment
Subject Areas: art,
cultural history, vocational education,
Timeline: one year,
Purpose: to promote
creative, cultural expression In block printmaking;
to produce income from student
- Native associations local and statewide may be
able to take orders from summer tourists, provide a place to display
work, and provide transportation in cities while traveling with students
- The State Library, for "how to" films on block
- Canadian Native Prints, LTD, for a catalog of
ideas on how to set up your own print business
- Block prints can be signed
numbered for professional
- Oilbased inks can be used if
enough time is set aside for cleanup.
- Other printing techniques can be
explored, depending on available supplies and interest.
Whale bones and driftwood can be used successfully for
- Depending on community interest,
other products could be marketed also: baskets, carvings,
skin sewings, jewelry, etc.