Oneida Legends Through Pottery

Artist: Jennifer Stevens
Email: jennifermstevens72@yahoo.com
Cell: (920) 664-6451

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About the Artist
Jennifer Stevens enjoys creating Oneida pottery, composing music, and classical singing. Through pottery and music, she is able to integrate the Oneida culture in her creative and unique workshops. These culturally relevant and educational programs are designed to meet the needs of each school and organization.

Oneida Legends & Storytelling Through Pottery
Jennifer Stevens shares ancient Oneida legends and storytelling through her pottery. She leads interactive discussions about the Oneida Nations of Wisconsin, their culture, and Oneida pottery. Students will learn how to use Oneida hand-building pottery methods to design, draw, stamp, and sculpt. Each student will create a pot, express their uniqueness, and tell their own story through their pottery. Students will explore pre-historic Native American artifacts and pottery tools.

1. Pinch Pots (Grades K-5): Create and design a pinch pot using basic methods of shaping and stamping.
2. Coiled Pots (Grades 6-8): Create a pinch pot and learn how to use the coil method. Designing methods include shaping, stamping, and drawing.
3. Pinch Pot with Coil Method (Grades 9-12): Create a pinch pot using the coil method. Designing methods include shaping, stamping, drawing, sculpting, and adding a collar.

New Songs for Future Generations-Workshop Series (Grades K-12)
Jennifer Stevens shares how her background as a classical singer, composer, and member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin has shaped her life. She will sing examples of opera, art songs, and her original classical contemporary music in the Oneida language. Workshops can include songwriting, performance, lyric writing.

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