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ANT 221: Native People of North America with Richard Jefferies

A survey of Native American cultures of North America. Emphasis is placed on exploring how Native American cultures changed through time, with particular emphasis on the impact of European exploration, colonization and settlement from 1500 to 1900. Students will also explore the high degree of cultural diversity represented among the thousands of Native American societies that inhabited the North American continent at the time of European contact. The status and condition of Native Americans in the modern world is also discussed.