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AIS101

AIS 101: Introduction to American Indian Studies

(3 units) 

Introduces the broad and inter-disciplinary methods in the field of American Indian Studies.  Engages and develops comprehension about the diverse but relational methods, theoretical approaches, and issues in American Indian Studies. Builds a historical and legal foundation for American Indian Studies as an intellectual discipline with focus on American Indian life ways, social, political and economic systems.  Examines the vibrant epistemology of American Indian Studies as it is deployed inter-disciplinarily in academia and in the community.