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ETHS 055
Law, Resistance and Identity: American Indian History from 1900
Fall

This course covers contemporary American Indian history, from 1900 to the present, focusing on relations between the U.S. and American Indians as individuals and tribes. It examines legal decisions and federal policies directed at American Indian issues and tribal responses to these policies. The evolving political status of tribes as sovereign entities forms the core of the course's concerns. Sample topics include citizenship, religious freedom, education, courts and jurisdiction, child welfare, taxation, and economic development.
Offered every other year beginning 2020-21.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Melinda Micco

Note(s):
Offered in alternation with: ETHS 172

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Historical Perspectives, Multicultural Perspectives, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Critical Analysis, Race, Gender & Power

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Last Updated: 6/23/17