May 29, 2024  
2022 Catalog 
2022 Catalog

ANT 240 Indians of the Americas

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 101  
3 credits

This course explores the belief systems and rituals of Native American peoples, from the Arctic to the American Southwest. Traditional ways of First People such as the Eskimo, Sioux, Navajo and Iroquois are presented against a background of culture areas in North America. Current realities - political, economic and cultural - are also explored. As an ethnography course in culture study, the student has the opportunity to research a tribal group in Middle or South America. Not offered every semester.