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Spring Semester 2015

  1. Alaska Native Studies (AKNS)

  2. Course Number Course Name Credits
  3. A101C *Elem Alaska Native Language I 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    05:30PM-7:10PM
      WEB
      Shaginoff-Stuart, S 25

      CRN: 38515
      Section: IE1
      Date Range: 01/12-05/04
      Section Title: Elementary Ahtna Language I

      Introductory course for students with little, or no, prior knowledge of the offered Alaska Native language. Develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in the Alaska Native language for effective communication at the elementary level. Addresses history of Alaska Native languages and cultures.
      Special Note: May be repeated one time with a different language.

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    3.  M W    06:00PM-7:40PM
      Adams, R 26

      CRN: 38516
      Section: IEL
      Date Range: 01/12-05/04
      Section Title: Elementary Gwich'in Language I

      Introductory course for students with little, or no, prior knowledge of the offered Alaska Native language. Develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in the Alaska Native language for effective communication at the elementary level. Addresses history of Alaska Native languages and cultures.
      Special Note: May be repeated one time with a different language.

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    Introductory course for students with little, or no, prior knowledge of the offered Alaska Native language. Develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in the Alaska Native language for effective communication at the elementary level. Addresses history of Alaska Native languages and cultures.
    Special Note: May be repeated one time with a different language.

  4. A101E *Elementary Alutiiq Language I 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M      03:45PM-5:15PM
      KCC 212
      Counceller, A 20

      CRN: 38003
      Section: D11
      Date Range: 01/12-05/04

      Introductory course for students with little or no prior knowledge of the Alutiiq language. Develops listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in Alutiiq for effective communication at the elementary level. Addresses history of Alaska Native languages and cultures.

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    3.  M      03:45PM-5:15PM
      WEB BLBD
      Counceller, A 13

      CRN: 30009
      Section: D1D
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Introductory course for students with little or no prior knowledge of the Alutiiq language. Develops listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in Alutiiq for effective communication at the elementary level. Addresses history of Alaska Native languages and cultures.

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    4.  MTWRF 
      KOHS
      Branson, C 25

      CRN: 30010
      Section: D1H
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Introductory course for students with little or no prior knowledge of the Alutiiq language. Develops listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in Alutiiq for effective communication at the elementary level. Addresses history of Alaska Native languages and cultures.

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    Introductory course for students with little or no prior knowledge of the Alutiiq language. Develops listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in Alutiiq for effective communication at the elementary level. Addresses history of Alaska Native languages and cultures.

  5. A102A *Elem Central Yup'ik Lang II 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-1:10PM
      PSB 204B
      Meade, M 3

      CRN: 30256
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Continuation of introductory course. Further develops elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Central Yup'ik for effective communication. Enhances appreciation of Alaska Native and cross-cultural perspectives.
      May be stacked with: AKNS A109A

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    Continuation of introductory course. Further develops elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Central Yup'ik for effective communication. Enhances appreciation of Alaska Native and cross-cultural perspectives.
    May be stacked with: AKNS A109A

  6. A102B *Elem Tlingit Language II 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   04:00PM-5:40PM
      PSB 204B
      Kendall, S 15

      CRN: 30257
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Continuation of introductory course. Further develops elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Tlingit for effective communication. Enhances appreciation of Alaska Native and cross-cultural perspectives.
      May be stacked with: AKNS A109B

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    Continuation of introductory course. Further develops elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Tlingit for effective communication. Enhances appreciation of Alaska Native and cross-cultural perspectives.
    May be stacked with: AKNS A109B

  7. A102C *Elem Alaska Native Lang II 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   05:30PM-7:15PM
      WARD 116
      Boraas, A 25

      CRN: 38518
      Section: I20
      Date Range: 01/12-05/04
      Section Title: Elementary Dena'ina Language

      Continuation of introductory course. Further develops elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a selected Alaska Native language for effective communication. Enhances appreciation of Alaska Native and cross-cultural perspectives.
      Special Note: May be repeated one time with a different language.
      Registration Restrictions: Same language as taken in AKNS A101C
      May be stacked with: AKNS A109C

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    Continuation of introductory course. Further develops elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a selected Alaska Native language for effective communication. Enhances appreciation of Alaska Native and cross-cultural perspectives.
    Special Note: May be repeated one time with a different language.
    Registration Restrictions: Same language as taken in AKNS A101C
    May be stacked with: AKNS A109C

  8. A109A Central Yup'ik Orthography 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-1:10PM
      PSB 204B
      Meade, M 10

      CRN: 30258
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Introduction to reading and writing Central Yup'ik for students with oral proficiency in the Central Yup'ik language. Students will be introduced to alphabet and phonetic classification, dialects, and a history of the Central Yup'ik writing system. Enhances cross-cultural perspectives.
      Registration Restrictions: Fluency in Central Yup'ik and instructor approval required.
      May be stacked with: AKNS A102A

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    Introduction to reading and writing Central Yup'ik for students with oral proficiency in the Central Yup'ik language. Students will be introduced to alphabet and phonetic classification, dialects, and a history of the Central Yup'ik writing system. Enhances cross-cultural perspectives.
    Registration Restrictions: Fluency in Central Yup'ik and instructor approval required.
    May be stacked with: AKNS A102A

  9. A201 *Alaska Native Perspectives 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T     05:30PM-8:15PM
      UC 143
      Csoba DeHass, M 18

      CRN: 30259
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Introduction to Alaska Native perspectives on kinship, time, philosophy, symbolism, spirituality, communication, justice, oral traditions, storytelling, material culture, and the relationship to the environment. Students will become familiar with the diversity of Alaska Native peoples, languages, and worldviews and how these influence contemporary and global issues.

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    3.    W    02:30PM-5:15PM
      WARD 108
      Haigh, J 25

      CRN: 39701
      Section: I10
      Date Range: 01/12-05/04

      Introduction to Alaska Native perspectives on kinship, time, philosophy, symbolism, spirituality, communication, justice, oral traditions, storytelling, material culture, and the relationship to the environment. Students will become familiar with the diversity of Alaska Native peoples, languages, and worldviews and how these influence contemporary and global issues.

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    4.    W    02:30PM-5:15PM
      WARD 108
      Shaginoff-Stuart, S 25

      CRN: 39701
      Section: I10
      Date Range: 01/12-05/04

      Introduction to Alaska Native perspectives on kinship, time, philosophy, symbolism, spirituality, communication, justice, oral traditions, storytelling, material culture, and the relationship to the environment. Students will become familiar with the diversity of Alaska Native peoples, languages, and worldviews and how these influence contemporary and global issues.

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    Introduction to Alaska Native perspectives on kinship, time, philosophy, symbolism, spirituality, communication, justice, oral traditions, storytelling, material culture, and the relationship to the environment. Students will become familiar with the diversity of Alaska Native peoples, languages, and worldviews and how these influence contemporary and global issues.

  10. A215 *Music of Alaska Natives 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.     R   04:00PM-6:45PM
      ARTS 117
      Senungetuk, H 5

      CRN: 38857
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Explores the music of Alaska Natives and Indigenous Peoples of Northern regions by group, including influences from Euro-American music.
      Special Note: AKNS A201 or MUS A111 recommended.
      Crosslisted with MUS A215.

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    Explores the music of Alaska Natives and Indigenous Peoples of Northern regions by group, including influences from Euro-American music.
    Special Note: AKNS A201 or MUS A111 recommended.
    Crosslisted with MUS A215.

  11. A216 World Indigenous Music 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   10:00AM-11:15AM
      PSB 204B
      Williams, M 11

      CRN: 36848
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Survey course on indigenous music cultures of the world. Musical traditions of Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Near/Far East are examined within the context of musical styles and culture.
      Crosslisted with MUS A216

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    Survey course on indigenous music cultures of the world. Musical traditions of Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Near/Far East are examined within the context of musical styles and culture.
    Crosslisted with MUS A216

  12. A240 AK Nat Cultrl Orient Alutiiq 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      WEB BLBD
      Counceller, A 25

      CRN: 38004
      Section: D1D
      Date Range: 01/12-05/04

      Holistic introduction to the history, culture, arts, politics, and contemporary issues in the Alutiiq/Sugpiaq region. Designed for professionals and educators working with Native community members and families. Enhances cross-cultural perspectives.

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    Holistic introduction to the history, culture, arts, politics, and contemporary issues in the Alutiiq/Sugpiaq region. Designed for professionals and educators working with Native community members and families. Enhances cross-cultural perspectives.

  13. A261 Alaska Native Art History 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      DISTANCE
      Sethi, N 39

      CRN: 38860
      Section: 201
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Introduces Alaska Native art forms, past and present. Topics include the uses of art in Alaska Native cultures, materials and methods used in creating arts, differences between Native and Western approaches to art, and contemporary approaches to customary art forms. Fosters appreciation of Alaska Native arts and cultures exposing students to world-class artists and collections here in Alaska as well as introducing them to the epistemological underpinnings of Alaska Native art forms.

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    Introduces Alaska Native art forms, past and present. Topics include the uses of art in Alaska Native cultures, materials and methods used in creating arts, differences between Native and Western approaches to art, and contemporary approaches to customary art forms. Fosters appreciation of Alaska Native arts and cultures exposing students to world-class artists and collections here in Alaska as well as introducing them to the epistemological underpinnings of Alaska Native art forms.

  14. A290 Topics in AK Native Studies 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.     R   12:00PM-3:15PM
      ETB2
      Kendall, S 12

      CRN: 38858
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 03/20-05/02
      Section Title: AK Native Bead Traditions

      Examines contemporary issues in Alaska Native studies at an introductory level. Course can include political, social and historical aspects of Alaska Native peoples and culture.
      Special Note: Subtitle varies. May be repeated for credit up to three times with a different subtitle.

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    3.     R   07:00PM-9:00PM
      ARTS 117
      Ferguson, C 17

      CRN: 36850
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02
      Section Title: Alaska Native Games

      Examines contemporary issues in Alaska Native studies at an introductory level. Course can include political, social and historical aspects of Alaska Native peoples and culture.
      Special Note: Subtitle varies. May be repeated for credit up to three times with a different subtitle.

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    4.  M      04:00PM-6:00PM
      UC 114
      TBA 18

      CRN: 36851
      Section: 003
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02
      Section Title: Inupiaq Conversation

      Examines contemporary issues in Alaska Native studies at an introductory level. Course can include political, social and historical aspects of Alaska Native peoples and culture.
      Special Note: Subtitle varies. May be repeated for credit up to three times with a different subtitle.

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    5.        
      WEB BLBD
      Counceller, A 30

      CRN: 38002
      Section: D1D
      Date Range: 01/12-02/16
      Section Title: Alaska Native Governance

      Examines contemporary issues in Alaska Native studies at an introductory level. Course can include political, social and historical aspects of Alaska Native peoples and culture.
      Special Note: Subtitle varies. May be repeated for credit up to three times with a different subtitle.

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    Examines contemporary issues in Alaska Native studies at an introductory level. Course can include political, social and historical aspects of Alaska Native peoples and culture.
    Special Note: Subtitle varies. May be repeated for credit up to three times with a different subtitle.

  15. A356 Yup'ik Music & Dance Ensemble 2.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M      07:00PM-9:45PM
      PSB 166
      Meade, M 20

      CRN: 38859
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Ensemble course in Central Yup'ik Alaska Native music and dance. Teaches movement, singing, drumming and the cultural contextual aspects of Alaska Native dance, including history, culture and connection to language. Designed for students who are interested in learning about Alaska Native creative expression.
      Special Note: May be repeated twice for credit.
      Crosslisted with MUS A356

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    Ensemble course in Central Yup'ik Alaska Native music and dance. Teaches movement, singing, drumming and the cultural contextual aspects of Alaska Native dance, including history, culture and connection to language. Designed for students who are interested in learning about Alaska Native creative expression.
    Special Note: May be repeated twice for credit.
    Crosslisted with MUS A356

  16. A411 Tribes, Nations, and Peoples 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    05:30PM-6:45PM
      PSB 204B
      Olanna, K 8

      CRN: 30265
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Analyzes and evaluates the history of expansion, invasion, contemporary questions, and issues that confront Indigenous tribes, nations, and peoples, including their political, social, economic, and cultural activities. Investigates corresponding relations with non-Indigenous governments and private entities as well as international developments concerning Indigenous human rights.
      Crosslisted with PS A411.

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    Analyzes and evaluates the history of expansion, invasion, contemporary questions, and issues that confront Indigenous tribes, nations, and peoples, including their political, social, economic, and cultural activities. Investigates corresponding relations with non-Indigenous governments and private entities as well as international developments concerning Indigenous human rights.
    Crosslisted with PS A411.

  17. A490 Adv Topics in AKNS 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T     05:30PM-8:15PM
      AHS 147
      Blatchford, E 25

      CRN: 36853
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02
      Section Title: Alaska Native Corporations

      Examines topics on contemporary issues in Alaska Native studies at an advanced level. Course can include political, social and historical aspects of Alaska Native people and culture.
      Special Note: Subtitle varies. May be repeated three times for credit with a different subtitle.
      Registration Restrictions: Upper-division standing

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    Examines topics on contemporary issues in Alaska Native studies at an advanced level. Course can include political, social and historical aspects of Alaska Native people and culture.
    Special Note: Subtitle varies. May be repeated three times for credit with a different subtitle.
    Registration Restrictions: Upper-division standing

  18. A492 Cultural Knowledge of Elders 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.      F  12:00PM-5:00PM
      ETB2 ROOM
      Kendall, S 5

      CRN: 30266
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-03/06

      This course is offered in a structured setting to provide a hands-on experiential learning encounter for the student. Elders from different Alaska Native cultures will be invited to participate and impart knowledge to the students. The course fosters an appreciation of diversity across cultures, a broader understanding of creative expression, and indigenous worldview.
      Special Note: Students enrolling in this course should have either upper-division class standing with a strong background in the social sciences or appropriate life experience, or a combination of the two prior to enrolling in this course.
      Registration Restrictions: AKNS A201 or upper-division standing

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    This course is offered in a structured setting to provide a hands-on experiential learning encounter for the student. Elders from different Alaska Native cultures will be invited to participate and impart knowledge to the students. The course fosters an appreciation of diversity across cultures, a broader understanding of creative expression, and indigenous worldview.
    Special Note: Students enrolling in this course should have either upper-division class standing with a strong background in the social sciences or appropriate life experience, or a combination of the two prior to enrolling in this course.
    Registration Restrictions: AKNS A201 or upper-division standing

  19. A495 Alaska Native Studies Intern 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      ARR
      Williams, M 10

      CRN: 30267
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      This is designed as a supervised on-campus or off-campus internship which provides an opportunity for students to work in the professional environment of an Alaska Native organization. Students perform significant work and/or research and develop professional skills and networks. The internship requires a formal agreement between the student, the faculty member and the supervisor.
      Special Note: May be repeated for up to 6 credits.
      Registration Restrictions: Instructor permission, upper division standing and knowledge of Alaska Native issues required.

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    This is designed as a supervised on-campus or off-campus internship which provides an opportunity for students to work in the professional environment of an Alaska Native organization. Students perform significant work and/or research and develop professional skills and networks. The internship requires a formal agreement between the student, the faculty member and the supervisor.
    Special Note: May be repeated for up to 6 credits.
    Registration Restrictions: Instructor permission, upper division standing and knowledge of Alaska Native issues required.

* - Course meets a GER requirement