American Indian Studies
101. American Indian History: Post 1871 (3) F, S Faculty
A survey of the histories and cultures of American Indian people in North America from 1871 to the present. Not open to students with credit in American Indian Studies 131.
070. Language Skills (3) F, S Faculty
Not open to students with credit in Language Skills 170A. Focuses on intensive development of grammatical skills and expository writing. Primarily for American Indian Students. Credit/no credit only. Counts as part of student’s course load tout does not carry graduation credit.
170. Language Skills (3) F, S Faculty
Not open to students with credit in Language Skills 170. Perquisite: successful completion of AIS 070. Focuses on organizational methods and techniques for writing compositional and expository prose, advanced grammar and some critical reading techniques for term papers. Primarily for American Indian students.
200. Contemporary Issues in American Indian Studies (3) F, S Faculty
Current Issues: the relevance of treaties, self-determination and sovereignty, assimilation and traditionalism, conflicts with local governments and corporate interests, the development of economic resources (coal, uranium, oil, gas, timber, water), the roles of women, traditional philosophy, political movements, and additional topics of interest to the class.
207. Fieldwork in American Indian Studies (3) F, S Clark
Prerequisites: Lower division standing, consent of instructor. Supervised experiences relevant to specific aspects of the American Indian community in off-campus settings. Regular meetings with faculty supervisor and written reports required. Must be taken Credit/No Credit,
*303. California Indian History (3) F, 1985 and every third year Clark
Histories and cultures of the American Indian people in California, emphasizing Spanish and American influences. (Lecture-discussion 3hours.)
*304. Southwest Indian History (3) F, 1984and every third year Clark
Histories and cultures of the American Indian people in the Southwest; a major focus on Spanish and American colonization.-(Lecture-discussion 3hours.)
*305. Plains Indian History (3) F, 1983 and every third year Clark
Histories and cultures of the American Indian people in the Plains, with an emphasis on their relationships with the United States government. Not open to students with credit in American Indian Studies 331.
*310. American Indian Community Development (3) S Clark
Overview of the economic structure of Indian reservations and Indian urban communities, describing in detail the economic base and development of resources. Attention will be given to the historical interplay of Indian resources and non Indian resources and the possible future of this interplay, especially in the light of Indian demands for sovereignty.
*320. American Indian Art (3) F, S Faculty.
A survey of North American Indian and Alaskan native arts ranging from pre-Columbian through current personal and production-for-sale arts. Designed to expose the student to the wide range of American Indian materials, use, styles, regional characteristics and color use employed in the arts, including and beyond those in current popularity. Not open to students with credit in American Indian Studies. 132.
*335. American Indian Philosophies (3) S Faculty
A study of the philosophical traditions of the American Indian, with (emphasis on systems of knowledge, explanations of natural phenomena, and relation of the American Indian to nature through ritual and ceremonial observances.
*339. American Indian Psychology (3) F, 1983 and alternate years Faculty
Indian behavior will be studied at the level of the individual person, rather than at the more commonly used level of general culture. Areas to be covered include self-concept, Indian reactions to prejudice special problems in adjustment that have led to drug and alcohol abuse, personality and contemporary life styles, and issues in education.
*340. American Indian Literature (3) F Clark
An analysis of the written and oral literary traditions developed by American Indians. Not open to students with, credit in American Indian Studies 333.
*345. The American Indian and the Mass Media (3) F, 1984 and alternate years Faculty
An analysis of the role and image of the American Indian in. media especially as concerns the television and film industries. (Lecture-discussion 3 hours.)
*361. American Indian Education (3) S Faculty
A study of the historical developments of American Indian education and proposed solutions to selected problems of education in the various types of schools. (Lecture-discussion 3 hours.)
*370. American Indian Women (3) S, 1985 and alternate years Faculty
Overview of the role of women in traditional Indian societies and in the modern world. Changes in Indian society’s occasioned by contact with Europeans and how these changes have altered sexual role definitions will be examined. (Lecture-Discussion 3 hours.)
*380. Law and the American Indian (3) S, 1985 and alternate years Faculty
The concept of tribal sovereignty, involving the relationship of tribal governments, will be examined through the historical development of the case law. The powers of tribal governments will be studied, including problems of jurisdiction, taxing and civil rights. (Lecture-discussion 3 hours.)
*383. Healing and Health: American Indian Concepts and Practices (3) S, 1984 and alternate years Faculty
Analysis of American Indian healing techniques and their relation to traditional Western Civilization and its practices of healing and health theory. Necessary l 3rweaving of thoughts and practices as new programs are fostered and experimented with by the American India, Public Health Service and other health organizations.
*385. American Indian Leaders (3) F, 1S and alternate years Faculty
Overview of the diverse philosophies of the leaders of various Indian nations, the political, sociological and religious aspects of their lives and the conditions that cause them to rise to power. Attention will be given to the impact of Indian- White relations. (Lecture-discussion 3 hours.)
*420. American Indian Studio Art (3) F, 1984 and alternate years Faculty
Selected arts and crafts. Designed lor student practice in North American Indian arts. Manual demonstration and instruction in some of the widely practiced Indian art expressions and film instruction in some of the lesser known arts. (Lecture- activity 6 hours.)
*490. Special Topics in American Indian Studies (1-3) F,S Faculty
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Topics of current interest in Native Indian Studies selected for intensive