Indian Reservations as Place
General Catalog Course Title:
Examining U.S. Cultures in Place
Terms Offered:
Spring 2013
Fall 2011

The course explores the role of Indian Country in American history, law, economics, literature, popular culture, identity and imagination. The course addresses frontier cultural intersections and representations, dueling political, economic and spiritual philosophies, and tribal survivance. Specific analysis will be given to the built environment (Indian casinos, tourist destinations), landscapes (historic battlegrounds, sacred geography) and constructed realities/fictions (film, sports mascots).

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