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IDS 369 - Living Voices of America: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Indigenous Women in the U.S.


Description:
This course will focus on Indigenous women in the United States from past to present day. There will be extensive coverage of Indigenous women’s daily roles and lives, including socialization, colonization, and social service issues. The course will also focus on methods of decolonization.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisites: ANTH 130 or PSY 101 or SOC 107 or SOC 301 or WGS 201 or permission of instructor.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

Learner Outcome

Activity (optional)

Assessment

Students will examine Indigenous women’s roles in historical, cultural, and regional contexts in the U.S.              

 

Students will response to “talking points” on readings and video content for small group/class dialogue/discussion.”Talking points” responses will be submitted weekly.

Students will investigate the ways that traditional knowledges and cultures have shaped Indigenous women’s identities and will consider the alliances that Indigenous women have built across national geographies.

 

Students will make classroom presentations and facilitate class discussions based on selected reading materials.

Students will explore gender issues within Indigenous communities, focusing on the effects of legislation on Indigenous women’s roles and the impact of colonization on gender practices.

 

Students will demonstrate their analytical and critical thinking via journal responses summarizing and responding to some of the key points of the assigned materials. Journal entries will be submitted bi-weekly.

Students will examine colonization through the prisms of Indigenous women’s life experience, exploring colonization issues and methods of decolonization.

 

Students will submit a final comprehensive research paper which includes a discussion of colonization and decolonization in the lives of Indigenous women in the United States.

Students will explore the role of social service organizations in the lives of Indigenous women in the United States.

 

Students will submit a final comprehensive research paper which includes a discussion of social services agencies in the lives of Indigenous women in the United States.

 

 

 





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