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Arts and crafts describes a wide variety of activities involving making things with one's own hands. Arts and crafts is usually a hobby. Somecrafts (art skills) have been practised for centuries, others are more recent inventions. Both children and adults enjoy arts and crafts. Children in schools may learn skills such as woodworkingwood carvingsewing, or making things with all sorts of materials. Many community centres and schools have evening or day classes and workshops where one can learn arts and craft skills Although "crafts" today are usually hobbies enjoyed by amateurs, the word was used many centuries ago by professional people who had aguild system. Young people were learned from a master-craftsman (i.e. they were "apprenticed"), and they often took many years to learn their skills to perfection. The Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-644) is a truth-in-advertising law that prohibits misrepresentation in marketing ofAmerican Indian or Alaska Native arts and crafts products within the United States. It is illegal to offer or display for sale, or sell any art or craft product in a manner that falsely suggests it is Indian produced, an Indian product, or the product of a particular Indian or Indian Tribe or Indian arts and crafts organization, resident within the United States. For a first time violation of the Act, an individual can face civil or criminal penalties up to a $250,000 fine or a five-year prison term, or both. If business violates the Act, it can face civil penalties or can be prosecuted and fined up to $1,000,000.
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