Jul 03, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ES 243 - Native American Studies: Contemporary Indigenous Issues

4 Credit(s)

This course examines the ongoing impact of colonialism on indigenous peoples in the U.S. Identity, citizenship, sovereignty, treaty rights, land/resource ownership and use, political activism, education, and economic issues are explored. This course also looks at alliance-building between indigenous peoples and other groups here and abroad.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course the student will:

  1. Be able to look at, and understand, current social phenomenon, using the framework of historical and social context.
  2. Be able to differentiate between personal opinion and the science-based information found in the cannon of ethnic studies.
  3. Know how their cultural values, personal values, and beliefs shape their worldview. 
  4. Know how to apply the concepts, themes, theories, presented in the class, to their lives as active citizens.

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