American Indian and Indigenous Studies (AIIS)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

AIIS 1100

This course provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the diverse cultures, histories and contemporary situations of the Indigenous peoples of North America. Students will also be introduced to important ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 1600ANTHR 1700

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

AIIS 2390

This seminar explores the history and culture of Iroquois people from ancient times, through their initial contacts with European settlers, to their present-day struggles and achievements under colonial ... view course details

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    Combined with: AMST 2390HIST 2390

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

AIIS 2600

The production of North American Indigenous literatures began long before European colonization, and persists in a variety of printed, sung, carved, painted, written, spoken, and digital media. From oral ... view course details

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    Combined with: AMST 2600ENGL 2600

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

AIIS 3330

Based on indigenous and place-based "ways of knowing," this course (1) presents a theoretical and humanistic framework from which to understand generation of ecological knowledge; (2) examines processes ... view course details

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  •  4331AIIS 3330  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to: Juniors, seniors, and grad students. Sophomores require permission of instructor (ksk28@cornell.edu).

AIIS 3560

Native and Western philosophies serve similar functions: they organize societies and construct those taken-for-granted truths we all operate from, but rarely examine. Even as such "truths" create ideas ... view course details

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    Combined with: AMST 3562ENGL 3560

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

AIIS 4970

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

AIIS 6010

Graduate-level course that introduces students to ongoing research in the field of American Indian Studies in a proseminar/colloquium format. Advanced graduate students are expected to present their work ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  3598AIIS 6010  SEM 101

  • The class will occur every other Friday unless otherwise specified.

AIIS 6970

A student may, with approval of a faculty advisor, study a problem or topic not covered in a regular course or may undertake tutorial study of an independent nature in an area of interest in American Indian ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1421AIIS 6970  IND 601

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    • Richardson, T

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