2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH& 216 - Northwest Coast Indians:CD



5.0 Credits
Introduction to the cultures and governing structures of Indigenous peoples of American Indian and First Nations tribal communities in the North, coastal British Columbia, and Pacific Northwest region as self-determining actors in a contemporary multicultural and global region.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe methods of American Indian and Indigenous Studies for understanding Indigenous peoples of Canada and the United States.
  2. Compare and contrast diverse Indigenous cultures and governing structures of the North Pacific coast.
  3. Outline engagements and entanglements of Indigenous cultures with colonial and settler colonial socieities in the region.
  4. Compare and contrast traditional gift economies with global capitalism of settler colonialism.
  5. Describe the importance of social and political issues American Indians and First Nations face today, such as land claims, fishing rights, ecotourism, casinos, whaling, repatriation, self-determination, and sovereignty.
  6. Conduct participant observation and/or service-learning with local tribal communities.
  7. Apply knowledge, awareness, and/or skills to identify and analyze issues related to diversity.



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