Folklife Resources for Educators
Materials Related to Tibetan Americans
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At Home Away From Home: Tibetan Culture in Exile
by Museum of International Folk Art
Education guide designed for teachers to use with grades K-12, focusing on themes of the exhibition, "At Home Away from Home: Tibetan Culture in Exile," on display at the Museum of International Folk Art in 1999. The curriculum materials in the guide focus on the history and culture of Tibet, Tibetan Buddhism, and the exile of Tibetans from their homeland, especially to India and New Mexico. Activities and art projects feature Kalachakara sand mandalas, thangka paintings (religious scroll paintings on cotton), and the making of prayer flags. The content in this education guide is correlated to the New Mexico State Art and Social Studies Content Standards.
|Grade Level: K-2; 3-5; 6-8; 9-12
||Curriculum: History and Social Studies; Art and Culture
|Resource Type: Activities
|Subjects: Prayer flags; Tibetan Americans; Tibet--Social life and customs; Mandala (Buddhism); Scrolls; Folk art
Geographic locations: Tibet; South Asia; New Mexico; India; Asia
Museum of International Folk Art
PO Box 2087
Santa Fe NM 87504-2087