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AIS 370

AIS 370:
AMERICAN INDIAN WOMEN AND ACTIVISM

(3 units)

Examines the roles of American Indian women in politics, social work, academia, business, environmental fields, healthcare, culture, and community. Profiles prominent American Indian female activists, tribal leaders, and writers, including California Indian women. Investigates topics such as violence, racism, loss of culture and language, education, healthcare, and other manifestations of continued colonization and the impact on American Indian women, identity formation, and social justice.