Apr 25, 2018  
2016-2018 Catalog 
  
2016-2018 Catalog
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AIS 370 - American Indian Women and Activism

Units: 3
Examines the roles of American Indian women in politics, social work, academia, business, environmental, health issues, culture and community. Compares and contrasts the ideology of the predominantly white feminist movement with the goals and concerns of the “Red Power” movement and will emphasize American Indian socio-cultural values and concerns. Readings, films, guest lectures will provide an overview of contemporary experiences of American Indian women in the United States from an American Indian perspective. Profiles prominent American Indian female activists, tribal leaders and writers, in addition to topics of serious concern to American Indian women: violence, racism, loss of culture and language, education, health care and other manifestations of continued colonization. Also offered as SOC 370 . May not be taken for credit by students who have received credit for NATV 380-3 and SOC 489 -8. Students may not receive credit for both.

Satisfies GE area: DD



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