Introduction to American Indian Studies 203
Aesthetic and Philosophical Universes
    Syllabus
              
          Spring 2011
          Sample Exam One from 2006
          Sample Visual Exam Three 2006
         

    Required Readings on PDF files (These do not require Adobe Acrobat Reader 9)
          Gary Witherspoon
Emergence Narratives
          Gary Witherspoon Indigenous American Sports
          Charles Mann 1491
         
Jack Weatherford Chapter 5 Indian Agriculture Technology in Indian Givers
         
Jack Weatherford Chapter 6 The Culinary Revolution in Indian Givers
         
Jack Weatherford Chapter 8 The Founding Fathers in Indian Givers
              
Jack Weatherford Chapter 12 Architecture and Urban Planning in Indian Givers
               Jack Weatherford Chapter 14 When Will America Be Discovered  in Indian Givers
               Witherspoon DynamicSymmetry . . . Chapters 3&4
               Witherspoon Introduction to Part 2 in Dynamic Symmetry . . .
              
Indian Roots of American Democracy
          W.E.B.  Du Bois as Scholar and Philosopher of Diversity
         
Felix Cohen Americanizing the Whiteman in The Legal Conscience
         
Scott Pratt  Native Pragmatism
         
Raymond DeMallie Sioux Indian Religion
         
Vine DeLoria "Foreward" to Black Elk Speaks


     Important!!! Instuctions for Downloading PDF Lecture files

          Introduction Lecture I (Diné) as a PDF file (images, video and text)
         
Lecture I:  Professor audio

          Introduction Lecture II (Hopi&Zuni) as a PDF file (images, video and text)
         
    Lecture II movie:  The Sun Dagger 720x480 Resolution
              Lecture II movie:  The Mystery of Chaco Canyon  275MB 720x480 resolution
         
    Lecture II movie:  The Mystery of Chaco Canyon 768x576 962 MB
         
          Introduction Lecture III (Maya) as a PDF file
             
Lecture III movie:   Teotihucan
                     Lecture III movie:  Mystery of the Maya 240x360 resolution
              Lecture III movie:  Mystery of the Maya 768x576
                     Lecture III movie:  Mayan World 320x240.mov    
                     Lecture III movie:  Mayan World 768x576    
              Lecture III movie:  Maya Legacy Today    
              Lecture III movie:  Maya Legacy Conclusion 
                     Lecture III movie:  Popul Vuh    
              
            Introduction Lecture IV  (The Aztec and the Invasion of Mexica) as PDF file
                     Lecture IV movie:   Aztec History and Cortez's Invasion 768x576           
                    
                Intro Lecture V (Taino and Columbus; Las Casas, DeSoto and US SE ) 244mb
         
Intro Lecture V (Taino and Columbus; Las Casas, DeSoto and US SE ) 1.2GB
                     Lecture V movie:   Columbus and the Taino  
              Lecture V movie:   Genocide and Las Casas
                     Lecture V movie:   DeSoto's Rampage through the US Southeast

                Extras:  Modified or Added Slides since the class began

                Conclusion:  Cultural Enconter of the Third Kind         

Exam One April 22

            Iroquois I Social and Political Organization as PDF file

            Iroquois II Ritual, Agricultural and Recreational Culture as PDF file
            Iroquois from 1970 to 2009

            Videos for the Iroquois Section
                PM-Nature and the Garden
                Gonondagan
                Gannagaro
                Great Wampum Law 
                Iroquois Artist  
                Onondaga
                Iroquois in 1970
                Iroquois Confederacy and the Revolutionary War
               

               
        First Nations Impact on Second American and Global Culture
                Impact I:  Sports as a PDF file
               
Impact II:  Agriculture & Cuisine as a PDF file
                Impact III:  Political Philosophy as a PDF file
                Impact IV:  Philosophy of Pragmatism as a PDF file
                Impact V:  Paradigm Reversal as a PDF file
                Impact VI:  Intellectual Mining
               

            Videos for First Nations Impact Section
               
Jim Thorpe
                PM-Iroquois Woman

                Indian Removal
               
Powatan & Pochohantus
                Plymouth Thanksgiving
               
Phillip's War
               
All Former Endras
                More than Bows and Arrows
                Indians, Outlaws and Angie Debo
               
As Long as the Grass Shall Grow by Johnny Cash
                    Kinsua Dam and the Broken Treaty of 1794 signed by George Washington


            Feature Length Films Relevant to Iroquois and Impact Section
                  Broken Chain
                  The Education of Little Tree
      
     Exam Two May 13
 
      
Lakota

                   Lakota I in General as a PDF file
                                  Movie:   Eyanopapi
                   Lakota II Vision Quest as a PDF file 
                   Lakota III Sundance as a PDF file
                   Lakota IV History in 19th Century
                      Movie: 
Crazy Horse and Custer (This has a long title)
                      Movie: 
The Death of Crazy Horse (This has a long title)
                   Lakota V History in 20th Century
                      Movie: 
Spirit of Crazy Horse
                   Lakota History as of 5/27
                   Native Pragmatism 2009 in Lakota Section as of 5/27
                   Black Elk One as a PDF file  New version as of 5/29
                   Black Elk Two as a PDF file
                       Movie:  Dust Bowl 20 minute version (required)
                       Movie:  Dust Bowl 30 minute version
                      
Movie:  Wiping Away the Tears from Seven Generations

            
Relevant Films to Lakota Section that are in the QT movie files above
                   Buffalo Dance
                   Black Elk
                   The Hero's Journey
                   Wounded Knee
                   Conquest of the Columbia (this is a longer version than shown in class)
          

             Feature Length Film Relevant to the Lakota Section
but not required   
                   Thunderheart


           
Exam Three June 5