AIIS 3248

AIIS 3248

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

This course provides a long-term overview of the indigenous peoples of Cornell's home region and their neighbors from an archaeological perspective.  Cornell students live and work in the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee, or Six Nations Iroquois, and this class will help residents to understand the deep history of this place. We will examine long-term changes in material culture, settlement, subsistence, and trade; the founding of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy; indigenous responses to European and American colonization; the practicalities of doing indigenous-site archaeology in New York State; and contemporary indigenous perspectives on archaeology. Visits to local archaeological sites and museum collections will supplement classroom instruction.

When Offered Spring.

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Syllabi: none
  •  2407 AIIS 3248   LEC 001

    • TR Uris Hall 262
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Sanft, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person