A fourth grade art class investigates the Enduring Idea of Relationships, referencing the storyteller figure sculptures of Helen Cordero and onther American Indian artists. The lesson begins with a brainstorming session to list familiar relationships culminating in a definition of "relationship." Next, in small groups students discuss a possible rfelationship depicted in storyteller figures and then shared their findings with the whole class. AFterthis, the teacher provides art historical background information on the sculptures and artists. After the video ends, the students practice forming a figure with modeling clay. The finished ceramic sculptures are to be painted.