American Studies | Adv'd Topics in A&H for AMST: Native American Folklore
A398 | 12902 | Jackson


This course offers an introduction to the diversity of Native North
American expressive traditions.  Topics surveyed will include
American Indian visual art and material culture, architecture, verbal
art, cosmology, dance, musical performance, public celebrations,
foodways, and games.  In encountering the expressive forms central to
American Indian community life, we will seek to place these practices
into broader cultural context.  The simultaneously convergent and
divergent intellectual traditions of Native American studies,
folklore, ethnomusicology, anthropology and art history will provide
intellectual resources for the appreciation American Indian
expressive culture.