Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS)
NAIS 1 Introduction to Native American Studies
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
An introductory survey to the interdisciplinary analysis of the historical, socio-political, economic, educational, and cultural experiences, conditions, and influence related to Native Americans in the United States. The course examines key topics such as: Colonialism, settler colonialism, domination, indigeneity, sovereignty, acculturation, de-culturalization, hegemony, land, self-determination, resistance, social movements, decolonization, and the intersection of racial, ethnic, gender, sexual identities.