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Jeanette M. Bushnell
AIS 475
Seattle Campus

Special Topics in Indian Studies

Current research and readings in American Indian Studies content areas.

Class description

One of the top scholars of our century, Deloria's research, writings and teaching encompass history, law, religion and politics. In this senior seminar we will read and analyze a sampling of his writings, beginning with six books and including articles and additional books for special projects. This syllabus is a beginning draft and subject to change. Final syllabus details will be determined by the class during the first week of the quarter.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Read works by Deloria, write about the readings and discuss in class

Recommended preparation

For upper level undergraduates and graduate students.

Class assignments and grading

Weekly responses and questions of the readings. Develop a word list. In-class talking about the readings. Final presentation to the class about a selected topic.

Thoughtful engagement with the materials. Involvement with class discussions. Quality (quantity) of weekly responses and questions.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Jeanette M. Bushnell
Date: 06/17/2013