AIS 275 A: Introductory Topics In American Indian And Indigenous Studies

Urban Native Experience

Meeting Time: 
TTh 11:30am - 1:20pm
Location: 
LOW 106
SLN: 
10216
Instructor:
Scott Pinkham

Additional Details:

This course will cover issues of concern to today’s urban American Indian/Alaska Natives. Topics will include the reasons Natives relocated to the cities and examine the cultural, social, economic and political outcomes of such a migration.  Students will take an in-depth look into the traditional and contemporary Indian identity, issues encountered by Indians in the urban setting and the resulting outcomes in major metropolitan cities: Indian organizations; federal programs; pan-Indian identities; healthcare; social and Indian child welfare, urbanization of traditional homelands, and cultural survival/resilience.

Catalog Description: 
Covers introductory topics on current research and readings in American Indian and indigenous studies.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
November 14, 2017 - 9:00pm