AIS 475 D: Special Topics In Indian Studies

Water, Health, and Ecosystems Services

Meeting Time: 
MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: 
ARC G070
SLN: 
10212

Additional Details:

At the completion of this class, you will understand water security, ecosystem services, and connections between water, culture and health disparities within indigenous communities in the United States. The class will also discuss the importance of self-determination for tribal and indigenous communities that are struggling to meet their community’s water security needs. Other topics will include tribal health disparities, water policies, fish consumption rates, water scarcity, ocean acidification, dam removal, and self-determination, which you will learn via class and guest lectures, readings, short essay writings, group discussions, and delivering brief PowerPoint and poster presentations.

Catalog Description: 
Covers current research in American Indian and indigenous studies content areas.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Other Requirements Met: 
Credits: 
5
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
December 8, 2017 - 3:22pm