Rich History of Indigenous Music
Learners will hear about some of the people, music and songs native people have contributed to our world, and think about the stories native people can tell through music.
What's going on with indigenous music in "Canada?"
Learners will grow and share their knowledge about indigenous artists and events designed to showcase them. They'll begin to consider where labels like "indigenous" come from and whether they're necessary.
Playing stringed instruments
The basics everyone needs to play the stringed instruments we'll be working with.
Playing the drum kit
A "kit" or "set" of drums usually consists of kick, snare, hihats, one to three tom-toms, and some cymbals. You sit on a "throne" and use both arms and feet to play.
We'll explore some ways songwriters develop lyrics around a theme.
Putting it all together
Each instrument has a role to play in the band. We'll start by building on the heartbeat… the drums.
Voices of the present… voices of the future
These are young people in the United States speaking about their indigenous heritage. Do any of the things they say sound familiar to you? How do you feel when you hear the words these young people share?