AIS 431 B: History of American Indian Education

Meeting Time: 
TTh 7:00pm - 9:20pm
SAV 264
Joint Sections: 
AIS 431 A
Michael Tulee

Additional Details:

​This course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive view of Indian Education based on an indigenous perspective.  This course will analyze  the different forms of education systems introduced to Native American students. We will discuss past Indian Education policies made at the federal, state, tribal, and local school district levels throughout the United States that have impacted social, cultural, spiritual, language and identity elements of Native students.  Dynamics of education systems will also be explored that have led to the current state of Indian Education.

Catalog Description: 
Traditional and European-introduced methods of schooling, the federal role in Indian education, and contemporary Indian education issues. Special attention to Indian concepts of learning; boarding school education; the role of the Bureau of Indian Affairs; current trends in bilingual and bicultural education for Indians.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Last updated: 
August 2, 2019 - 9:00pm