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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ANTH 3120 - Indigenous Cultures of the Southwest

3 hours

The cultural history of the Native American populations in the Greater Southwest from prehistoric times to the present, with an emphasis on current cultural, political and environmental issues. Topics include prehistoric settlement, culture contact, colonialism, cultural identity, intertribal politics, economic development, health issues, indigenous revitalization and sovereignty movements, cultural resource management and tourism. Particular attention is given to the influences of Spanish and American political, military and economic forces, and to the relationship between the Southwest Indians and anthropologists.

Prerequisite(s): None.

Core Category: Language, Philosophy and Culture

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