Introduction to Indigenous Studies

CRN

42685

Course Number

202

Credits

4

Course Description

Introduction to Indigenous Studies is designed to introduce the student to the historical development of the theories and methodologies of the discipline. To begin to identify the diverse cultural and political groups indigenous to the America’s and explore the historical and contemporary struggles, concerns and achievements of these nations and the effects of settler colonialism on these populations. The foundation this course provides will prepare the student for the following courses that will look deeper into issues like sovereignty, culture, language, activism, and comparisons of traditional tribal cultural understandings regarding origin, the nature of the world, and the place of humans in it.

Prerequisites

None

Materials Fee

0.00

Required Texts

None

Credit/Evaluation

A-F grading.

Term

Fall 2023

Course Instructor(s)

Mo Wells

Course Subject

AMST