Native American Indigenous Studies (NAIS)

NAISĀ 400 - Introduction to Native American and Indigenous Studies

Credits: 4

This course serves as an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS). NAIS cultivates a broad understanding of the history, lands, culture, literature, language and artistic expression, science and technology, race and identity, and social organization and political statuses of Indigenous peoples, emphasizing self-determination, sovereignty, and survivance globally. Students will learn about significant events and issues from Indigenous perspectives and develop new ways of thinking about Native peoples.

Attributes: World Cultures(Discovery)