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ANTH& 216 - Northwest Coast Indians:CD

5.0 Credits
Origins, development, and variation of indigenous Northwest cultures through archaeological remains, ethnographic records, oral histories, and mythology. Research topics include potlatch, whaling and fishing rights, religion, sovereignty, casinos, art, and ecotourism (was ANTHR 140). Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 100 .

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe, compare and contrast orally and in writing diverse Northwest Coast indigenous cultures. [COMMUNICATE]
  2. Identify and evaluate strengths and limitations of archaeological, ethnohistorical, ethnographic, and sociocultural methods and theories. [REASON]
  3. Evaluate current competing accounts of the origins and development of Northwest Coast cultural traditions. [REASON]
  4. Enumerate and describe impacts of European colonization of the Northwest Coast on indigenous people. [EXPLORE]
  5. Describe the intricacies of important political, economic, religious, and social issues Native Americans and First Nations face today, such as land claims, fishing rights, ecotourism, casinos, whaling, repatriation, and sovereignty. [EXPLORE]
  6. Conduct participant observation and service-learning with local tribal communities. [ACT]
  7. Apply knowledge, awareness, and/or skills to identify and analyze issues related to diversity. [EXPLORE]

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