This course offers an historical overview of the relations that evolved between indigenous peoples of North America and non-natives over the last five-hundred years. Through readings, films, lectures, discussions and group projects, the class will consider how colonizing encounters and the rise of nation states in the "New World" transformed peoples of the Americas, Europe and Africa. The course traces the social, legal, political, economic and environmental foundations essential for understanding contemporary tribal communities, while emphasizing diverse strategies Native peoples employed in order to resist and accommodate foreign intrusions.
COURSE FORMAT: Lecture/Discussion
Level: UGRD Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS AMST Grading Mode: Graded
Prerequisites: NONE Links to Web Resources For This Course.
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