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POSC 411 - American Indian Politics and Sovereignty


Description:
Examines American Indians as sovereign nations and as participants in U.S. politics. Provides historical and contemporary overview of legal and political experiences of native Americans in the USA.

Credits: (5)

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

  • Synthesize the political impacts in the creation of contemporary Indian Country and Indian Governance across the different arenas of interaction and time frames.
  • Appraise the relevance of key concepts (e.g., sovereignty, self-determination) in different contexts and revise/modify concepts to fit circumstances (e.g., Dakota Access Pipeline).
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of tribal rights under different conditions (i.e., historical eras, court cases, etc.).
  • Develop strategies for the effective application of tribal rights in the changing American Political landscape.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
4/16/20

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Spring Locations: Ellensburg



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