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

Spring 2005

ANT 336L • American Indian Cultures North of Mexico-W

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
27795 TTh
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
ENS 109

Course Description

This course is a substantive introduction to the cultures and histories of the indigenous peoples north of Mexico. It is a substantial writing component course. The readings include recent ethnographies and ethnohistories that cover a wide geographic range and represent several scholarly perspectives.


Collins. James. 1998. Understanding Tolowa Histories: Western Hegemonies and Native American Responses. New York and London: Routledge. Cruikshank, Julie. 1998. The Social Life of Stories: Narrative and Knowledge in the Yukon Territory. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press. Horne, Esther B. and S. McBeth. 1998. Essie's Story: The Life and Legacy of a Shoshone Teacher (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Lassiter, Luke E. 1998. The Power of Kiowa Song: A Collaborative Ethnography. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. Nagel, Joane. 1996. American Indian Ethnic Renewal: Red Power and the Resurgence of Identity and Culture. New York: Oxford University Press. Nesper, Larry. 2002. The Walleye War: The Struggle for Ojibwe Spearfishing and Treaty Rights. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. O'Dell, Theresa DeLeane. 1996. Disciplined Hearts: History, Identity, and Depression in an American Indian Community. Berkeley: University of California Press. Sturm, Circe. 2002. Blood Politics: Race, Culture, and Identity in the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.


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