Tradition & Testimony: Protecting Native American Sacred Lands, Ancestral Remains, & Cultural Items|
Spring 2015 not offered
AMST 228, ARCP 209|
This course will explore the historic genesis of present-day U.S. and international policies toward Native American peoples and other indigenous communities. In addition, studies will include traditional indigenous and tribal perspectives, investigate indigenous-specific origin stories and the connections these stories have with historic events and place, and take a hard look at repatriation policies. Students will investigate several case studies involving current issues Native American communities are facing in repatriation and protecting sacred places, both local and national.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
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Glenn, Patrick, LEGAL TRADITIONS OF THE WORLD: SUSTAINABLE DIVERSITY IN LAW. 2010
Robert A. Williams, SAVAGE ANXIETIES: THE INVENTION OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION. 2012.
Winona LaDuke, RECOVERING THE SACRED: THE POWER OF NAMING AND CLAIMING. 2005.
Sherelyn Ogden, CARING FOR AMERICAN INDIAN OBJECTS: A PRACTICAL AND CULTURAL GUIDE. 2004.
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The course will include a final research paper and a mid-term or shorter papers. There will be weekly reading assignments, video clips, and guest speakers.
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