This course is designed for students who are interested in United States Indian history, and for those who are pursuing a degree in American Indian Studies and/or Education. This course will acquaint the student with the diverse scope of Native history in the United States. It presents an interdisciplinary perspective drawing from several fields of study (history, anthropology, archeology, sociology, religion, linguistics art and literature). Students will study and learn important aspects regarding various tribal groups representing major geographical regions of the United States, and their interactions with emigrant Europeans and subsequent Americans. In addition. This course utilizes a variety of media to introduce more definitive and elaborate instruction regarding the immense impact of colonization and contemporary work to decolonize education and general media and literature, and acknowledge different ways of knowing and being.
- Faculty: Roxann Smith