Course Description for American Indian Religions
American Indian Religions
Description: This course will introduce students to the diverse religious traditions of American Indians and the major theoretical and ethical concerns related to the study of American Indian religions. Class topics will include theoretical models useful to studying American Indian religions, case studies about specific eras and tribes, and modern concerns, such as the Native American Graves and Repatriation Act. The course will consider a diversity of practices, ranging from traditional ceremonies and American Indian Christian practices.