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Anthony Di Fiore, Chair SAC 4.102, Mailcode C3200 78712 • 512-471-4206

Fall 2003

ANT 322M • Indians of the American Southwest

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
26842 TTh
12:30 PM-2:00 PM
WEL 2.304
STRONG

Course Description

This course considers the cultures and histories of the indigenous peoples of the Southwestern US from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Throughout the course we will be concerned with the representation, interpretation, and incorporation of Southwestern Indians within the dominant culture, but we will also consider indigenous cosmologies and rituals, languages and expressive forms, gender roles, survival strategies, and self-representations.

Texts

Stephen Trimble, The People: Indians of the American Southwest (School of American Research, 1993). Leah Dilworth, Imagining Indians in the Southwest: Persistent Vision of a Primitive Past (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996). Richard White, Roots of Dependency: Subsistence, Environment, and Social Change among the Choctaws, Pawnees, and Navajos (University of Nebraska Press, 1983). Gladys Reichard, Spider Woman (University of New Mexico Press, 1997). Will Roscoe, The Zuni Man-Woman (University of New Mexico Press, 1991). Keith H. Basso, Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache (University of New Mexico Press, 1996). Whiteley, Peter, Rethinking Hopi Ethnography (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1998). Course packet

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