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4: American Indian/Native American Studies
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- Analyze and articulate concepts such as decolonization, sovereignty, self-determination, imperialism, and settler colonialism as analyzed in Native American Studies/American Indian Studies.
- Identify Indigenous Ways of Knowing and recognize theories and knowledge produced by Native American/American Indian communities to describe critical events, histories, cultures, intellectual traditions, lived-experiences and social struggles with emphasis on agency and group-affirmation.
- Critically analyze the intersectionality of race, class, gender, sexuality, tribal citizenship, sovereignty, and language in Native American/American Indian communities.
- Describe the historical and contemporary experiences of Native Americans/American Indians in the United States and critically review how struggle, resistance, solidarity, and liberation, are relevant.
- Describe and actively engage with anti-racist and anti-colonial issues and the practices and movements in Native American/American Indian communities to build a just and equitable society.
- 4.1: Introduction
- 4.2: Indigenous Ways of Knowing
- 4.3: Core Concepts and Theories
- 4.4: Invasion, Occupation, Imperialism and Hegemony
- 4.5: Perspectives and Future Directions
- 4.6: Summary/Review
- 4.7: References