AUIND - Augustana Faculty - Indigenous Studies

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Augustana Faculty

Below are the courses available from the AUIND subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, class times, and textbooks.

AUIND 101 - Introduction to Indigenous Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to the discipline of Indigenous Studies covering indigenous methodologies and theory through the lens of contemporary issues affecting Aboriginal peoples in Canada and attempts to rectify these issues. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUIND 101 and AUIND 201.


AUIND 200 - Selected Topics in Indigenous Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Selected topics in Indigenous Studies. Topics will vary from year to year depending on instructor and student interest. Prerequisites: Varies according to topic.


AUIND 201 - Introduction to Indigenous Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to the discipline of Indigenous Studies covering indigenous methodologies and theory through the lens of contemporary issues affecting Aboriginal peoples in Canada and attempts to rectify these issues. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUIND 101 and AUIND 201.


AUIND 240 - Introduction to Indigenous Cultural Production View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

This class will introduce students to the projects of colonization, settler-colonialism, decolonization, indigenization and sovereignty through a discussion of various creative practices by Indigenous peoples and communities. While engaging Indigenous methodologies, students will gain an understanding about the role of creative practices to address the ongoing impact of settler colonialism, assert sovereignty, resilience and the revitalization of cultures, and invigorate innovative creative communities. Prerequisites: AUIND 101 or 201.


AUIND 300 - Selected Topics in Indigenous Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Selected topics in Indigenous Studies. Topics will vary from year to year depending on instructor and student interest. Prerequisites: Varies according to topic.


AUIND 367 - The Fur Trade View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

A seminar examining the history of the fur trade with a particular focus on Canada. Far from being a political history course, this seminar examines the social and cultural aspects of the fur trade from the pre-contact period to the present in its attempt to answer questions such as the role of the environment, how perceptions of the environment and ecological relations changed and more recently the relationship between the fur trade, environmental/conservation movements and neocolonialism. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUIND 367 and 467.


AUIND 370 - Oral History View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

A seminar examining the oral history and tradition as systems of knowledge that preserve and pass on knowledge about people, cultures and history. It focuses on historic and contemporary approaches to oral history and traditions, including its use as traditional ecological knowledge (TEK). Students will be taught best practices for conducting research in oral history and tradition, including how to conduct community based research. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUIND 370 and 470.


AUIND 390 - Directed Studies in Indigenous Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Directed studies in Indigenous Studies. Topics will vary from year to year depending on instructor and student interest. Prerequisites: Varies according to topic.


AUIND 399 - Theories in Indigenous Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A senior level course dealing with the theoretical basis of indigenous studies with a focus on major theories and theoreticians found and/or used in indigenous studies, postcolonial studies and subaltern studies. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUIND 399 and 499. Prerequisites: One of AUIND 101, 201.


AUIND 400 - Selected Topics in Indigenous Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Selected topics in Indigenous Studies. Topics will vary from year to year depending on instructor and student interest. Prerequisites: Varies according to topic.


AUIND 467 - The Fur Trade View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

A seminar examining the history of the fur trade with a particular focus on Canada. Far from being a political history course, this seminar examines the social and cultural aspects of the fur trade from the pre-contact period to the present in its attempt to answer questions such as the role of the environment, how perceptions of the environment and ecological relations changed and more recently the relationship between the fur trade, environmental/conservation movements and neocolonialism. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUIND 367 and 467.


AUIND 470 - Oral History View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

A seminar examining the oral history and tradition as systems of knowledge that preserve and pass on knowledge about people, cultures and history. It focuses on historic and contemporary approaches to oral history and traditions, including its use as traditional ecological knowledge (TEK). Students will be taught best practices for conducting research in oral history and tradition, including how to conduct community based research. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUIND 370 and 470.


AUIND 490 - Directed Studies in Indigenous Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Directed studies in Indigenous Studies. Topics will vary from year to year depending on instructor and student interest. Prerequisites: Varies according to topic.


AUIND 499 - Theories in Indigenous Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A senior level course dealing with the theoretical basis of indigenous studies with a focus on major theories and theoreticians found and/or used in indigenous studies, postcolonial studies and subaltern studies. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUIND 399 and 499. Prerequisites: One of AUIND 101, 201.