Points must be included in your essay: 1. Must be an Indigenous American/Canadian/Mexican/South American Artist [Basically Indigenous from this continent] They can be federally or non-federally recognized. 2. Name of the artist 3. The artist’s nation/tribal affiliation 4. Type of art, what medium (material) does the artist work in? 5. What is the function of the art – does it serve a purpose – for the artist? 6. History of the artist’s growth, describe previous works and any development or change in style or medium of works. 7. Compare and note trends of your artist’s style with another artist (any recognized artists). 8. What influences do you feel your artist uses or in their work? 9. Add quotes from your artist about their views of their work. 10. In your words, how effective is the work; does it do what the artist intended to do? 11. Conclude with your own assessment of this art, what does it mean to you? 12. Always use either endnotes or footnotes and bibliography– quotes where appropriate (no plagiarism) 13. Five to seven pages in length. Any style you like.