Photography and the American Indian: Manifest Destiny, American Frontier, and Images of American Indians
General Catalog Course Title:
Photography and the American Indian: Manifest Destiny, American Frontier, and Images of American Indians
Terms Offered:
Spring 2014
Spring 2013

This course explores the development of photography, historical photographs of Indigenous peoples, Black Indians, and the push to win the American West. Central to the course are research methods that deconstruct stereotypical representations of Native Americans, African Americans (who either married into Native nations, were owned by Native peoples, or who joined the military to fight Native peoples), and the theories and methods that influenced photography.

For more detailed information about classes, please visit the UC Berkeley Online Schedule of Classes.