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Ethnic Studies
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Ethnic Studies 172
American Indian Women in the United States

Description
This course will examine the contributions of Native women to their communities. While it is important to understand the present context in which these women struggle for their communities, it is also necessary to examine the changing roles within an historical context. The focus will include the effects of colonization, political activism, literature, film portrayals, and migrations from aboriginal land bases, health care, spirituality, sovereignty, and public policy decisions.

Class discussion and participation are integral aspects of this course and will be counted as a percentage of your grade. Service learning (.25) credit will be given to students who assist with the 2014 Pow Wow.

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Research Justice at the Intersections

Meet Ethnic Studies Alumnae

Latina Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Black History Month

Pow Wow

SAMEAPI Awareness Now!

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P: 510.430.2080
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E: ethnic_study@mills.edu

Last Updated: 6/22/17