01 19825 SWEET MTH 9:15-10:35 AM
This course examines a range of literature and texts that provide a window into Native American cultures, histories, and worldviews. Spanning oral histories of creation stories to autobiographical writing in the twenty-first century, this course will analyze the diversity of Native American literature and its evolving relationship to Native American culture and identity. Students will engage with Native American philosophical, cultural, religious, and historical ideas. Students will learn to interpret texts as modes of artistic and cultural production and gain a general understanding of the history of Native American literature.