Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

NAS 201 Introduction to Native American Studies

Introduction to the principal subject matter and interdisciplinary methods of Native American studies. Topics include understanding traditional cultures and languages and their significance for contemporary native peoples; the political and legal status of Native Americans in the United States and at the U.N.; contemporary native communities and tribal governments; Native American literature, art, music, dance, both contemporary and traditional.


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