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Contemporary Issues In American Indian Studies

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This course examines the issues, policies, and other challenges pertaining to American Indians today, including health, education and the tribal-federal legal relationship.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Contemporary Health Issues

    • Identify top health issues of American Indians and their impact on contemporary society.
    • Explore solutions to improving these conditions.
    • Describe the legal obligation of the Federal government to provide healthcare to Native Americans.
    • Explain the underlying paradigms of current social and medical issues.

    Education

    • Describe the legal obligation of the Federal government to provide educational opportunities to Native Americans.
    • Explain the underlying paradigms of current educational issues.
    • Identify top education issues of American Indians and their impact on contemporary society.
    • Explore solutions to improving these conditions.

    Economic Development

    • Recognize the sovereignty issues of tribes.
    • Identify the legalities of tribal land and resources (natural and monetary resources).
    • Recognize political and legal bases for economic development.
    • Analyze the unique enterprise of gaming.

    Culture and Spirituality

    • Explain the differences in cultures and languages.
    • Distinguish differences between Western worldview and indigenous worldview.
    • Recognize contemporary practices in spirituality.
    • Analyze contemporary issues in American Indian culture.

    Demographics of American Indians

    • Explain the heritage of Native Americans.
    • Describe the differences between Native Americans and American Indians.
    • Identify the cultural and legal forces that influence who American Indians are today.
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