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AN5410 - Native Americans: Past and Present

Credits: 3

This course traces the history of native cultures in North America with an accent on the northeastern region for teachers and other educators. Various Indian cultures will be described in traditional anthropological categories such as language, kinship, religion, politics and subsistence. Cultural change, relativism, ethnocentrism and social conflict are some of the topics used to understand their culture from the past into the present.