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NATIVEAM 16: Native Americans in the 21st Century: Encounters, Identity, and Sovereignty in Contemporary America (ANTHRO 16)

What does it mean to be a Native American in the 21st century? Beyond traditional portrayals of military conquests, cultural collapse, and assimilation, the relationships between Native Americans and American society. Focus is on three themes leading to in-class moot court trials: colonial encounters and colonizing discourses; frontiers and boundaries; and sovereignty of self and nation. Topics include gender in native communities, American Indian law, readings by native authors, and Indians in film and popular culture.
| UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-AmerCul, WAY-ED, WAY-SI
Instructors: Wilcox, M. (PI)

NATIVEAM 109B: Indian Country Economic Development (CSRE 109B)

The history of competing tribal and Western economic models, and the legal, political, social, and cultural implications for tribal economic development. Case studies include mineral resource extraction, gaming, and cultural tourism. 21st-century strategies for sustainable economic development and protection of political and cultural sovereignty.
Instructors: Biestman, K. (PI)

NATIVEAM 119S: History of American Indian Education

How the federal government placed education at the center of its Indian policy in second half of 19th century, subjecting Native Americans to programs designed to erase native cultures and American Indian responses to those programs. Topics include traditional Indian education, role of religious groups, Meriam Report, Navajo-Hopi Rehabilitation Act, Johnson-O'Malley Act, and public schools.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3
Instructors: Anderson, J. (PI)

NATIVEAM 124: Gender in Native American Societies

Seminar examines the impact of colonialism on gender roles & gender relations in American Indian communities beginning with the 17th century. Topics include demographic changes, social transformations associated with major subsistence and settlement changes, biological and spiritual assaults, economic transformations and the dynamism of native societies. Sources include history, ethnography, biography, autobiography and the novel.
Instructors: Anderson, J. (PI)

NATIVEAM 143A: American Indian Mythology, Legend, and Lore (ENGLISH 43A, ENGLISH 143A)

(English majors and others taking 5 units, register for 143A.)Readings from American Indian literatures, old and new. Stories, songs, and rituals from the 19th century, including the Navajo Night Chant. Tricksters and trickster stories; war, healing, and hunting songs; Aztec songs from the 16th century. Readings from modern poets and novelists including N. Scott Momaday, Louise Erdrich, and Leslie Marmon Silko, and the classic autobiography, Black Elk Speaks.
| UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED

NATIVEAM 15B: The Rise of Indigenous Communities

With the 2012 endorsement of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, organizations are forming to help bring economic growth to rural communities around the world. The Indigenous Peoples in Africa and the Americas live on lands needed for increased agricultural production in the coming generation. Lecture series on ethics of development, restraints and opportunities in indigenous communities. Students will select a region, review the history and rights and develop an approach for the communities to restore their cultures and participate fairly in future economic growth.

NATIVEAM 200R: Directed Research

| Repeatable for credit

NATIVEAM 200W: Directed Reading

| Repeatable for credit
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