Spring 2015 Indigenous Studies Courses

Anthropology through Film: Indigenous Issues, Voices and Perspectives

ANT 4391-U01 MMC Campus - Wednesday 12:00-2:50pm Dennis Wiedman (more info)

Through films and Internet media this course explores major issues of Indigenous peoples om regions of the world while learning fundamental concepts in anthropology.

Indigenous and Environmental Issues in the Andean Amazon

EVR 4934/5935 LASS 5933 MMC Campus - Thursday 6:25-9:05pm Jim Riach, Earth and Environment (more info)

The aim of this class is to allow students to better understand the socio-environmental conflicts affecting Indigenous Peoples in the Peruvian Amazon and to inspire their involvement in these issues through the interaction and interchange of ideas with some of the very people involved in these struggles as they work to resolve them.

Peruvian Amazon Service Research Study Abroad

IDH 4007/4008 MMC Campus - Tuesday & Thursday 2:00-9:05pm Jim Riach, Earth and Environment (more info)

This is a two-semester program that combines interdisciplinary service research with cultural and ecological experiential learning. It culminates with a four week stay in Peru, with several days spent in Lima, the metropolitan capitol of Peru, Iquitos, the largest city in the western Amazon, and at field stations in the Amazon rainforest itself.

Native American Religions

REL 3380 ONLINE - MaryLou Pfeiffer, Religious Studies (more info)

This 3-credit fully online Religious Studies course offers an overview of American Indian indigenous groups regionally throughout North America.