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New Environmental Course Offerings in American Indian Studies for Spring 2013!

Two unique classes will be taught through the Department of American Indian Studies:  

AMIN 3312
American Indian Environmental Issues and Ecological Perspectives
3 Credits | Tu/Th 2:30-­‐3:45
Topics Covered:

  • A broad survey of American Indian environmental issues in the U.S. and Canada.
  • 
An understanding of American Indian traditional ecological knowledge systems and how they both contrast with and complement Western science.
  •  How to approach and critique debates surrounding the romanticization of American Indians as “ecologically noble.”

And much more!

AMIN 3314
Natural Resource Management and Environmental Policy in Indian Country
3 Credits | Tu/Th 11:15-­‐12:30
Topics Covered:

  • History of the colonial exploitation of American Indian lands and resources
  • A history of tribal land management programs.
  • The successes and obstacles of contemporary tribal natural resource management.


And much more!

For more information, contact Professor Clint Carroll at carroll@umn.edu