Native american pottery of the southwest
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Arizona, New Mexico, southern Utah, Colorado and Northern Mexico. Famous for its Native American pottery both ancient and modern. Pueblo peoples include the Zuni, Hopi, Acoma and Laguna tribes Why are they called pueblo peoples?
Why did the Pueblo people useClay???• Strongly connected with the land or Mother Earth• Clay is earth• Connection with Mother Earth reflected in Many aspect of their culture including their pottery Clay is a natural resource of the area.
Ancient ancestors of the Pueblo people Passed pottery tradition from generation to generation Known for their black on white geometric pottery
Storing corn and seeds Cooking Eating Ceremonial purposes such as weddings
Straight lines Steps Squares Spirals Triangles Represent that were to their --Mother Earth
Draw REPEATING: SHAPES: Squares, circles, triangles LINES SPIRALS ZIG ZAGS STEPS Outline they shapes you have drawn Color in what you want dark Pattern should enhance the FORM your pot Pattern should be SIMPLE
Slide 1 imge: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commo ns/6/66/Anasazi_Map_USA1.GIF http://www.artbasedclasses.com/Continental% 20Fine%20Arts.htm slide 4