NATIVEAM 316 - Native American Peoples of North America
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Native American Studies (NATIVEAM)
Department: LSA American Culture
Requirements & Distribution:
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course is an introduction to the anthropology of Native North America. In it we will explore the social, linguistic, and cultural diversity of the Indigenous peoples of this continent through both early ethnographic descriptions and contemporary ethnographic accounts. By doing so, we will learn about the concepts, theories and methodologies that have developed within the field of anthropology and some of the critical evaluations of these ethnographic practices. Topics include the colonization of American Indians, problems of representation, struggles over land and resources, the politics of membership, and contemporary revitalization efforts.

Course Requirements:

Grades will be based on class discussion, short writing assignments, and three exams.

NATIVEAM 316 - Native American Peoples of North America
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001 (LEC)
MW 8:30AM - 10:00AM
002 (DIS)
M 12:00PM - 1:00PM
004 (DIS)
Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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