SchoolArts Magazine

FEB 2013

SchoolArts is a national art education magazine committed to promoting excellence, advocacy, and professional support for educators in the visual arts since 1901.

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High School Studio Lesson "In Rwanda, when 800,000 people were killed in 90 days, their voices were buried and nothing was done. World leaders continued to say, 'Never again!' but then it continued to happen again in Sudan, the Congo, and Burma. It's happening now, and you can unearth the voices by becoming one of one million." —One Million Bones website One Million lion Bones Michelle Richardella and Stephanie Delejewski T he students of Community District 218 in the south suburbs of Chicago, entered their artrooms to the sound of words playing from the One Million Bones videos. The words shocked, frightened, and inspired students to participate in the social arts practice of working to raise awareness of genocides and atrocities that are happening around the world today. One Million Bones is asking people across the country to help create a visible movement aimed at increasing global awareness of genocide, while raising funds to aid displaced and vulnerable survivors. One Million Bones impacts the 17

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