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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 347 - Native American Cultures of North America

Ecological settings and cultural adaptations of North American Native Americans in historical and contemporary contexts. Culture change and continuity, language, religion, resource management and tribal sovereignty. Meets anthropology subfield Cultural Anthropology (C).

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the ecological settings, cultural adaptations and diversity of Native American societies of North America.
  • Demonstrate bow contemporary Native cultures have persisted and adapted within the historical context of colonization, and throughout changing social, political and economic settings in the United States and Canada.
  • Recognize how the cultural values of non-natives regarding gender, race and “civilization” have influenced, often unconsciously, representations, descriptions, and knowledge of Native American peoples and cultures.
  • Demonstrate how Native Americans have retained and reasserted their cultural traditions and tribal sovereignty, and the legal bases for these efforts.

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