Alaska Native Studies Classes

Fall Semester 2019

AKNS

  • A101A *Elem Central Yup'ik Lang I 4 Credits

    *Elem Central Yup'ik Lang I

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

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70488 601 MW 11:30AM - 1:10PM PSB 204 Meade, Marie August 26 - December 14 0 (Wait List: 1)
    View detailed information for CRN:70489 602 MW 5:30PM - 7:10PM PSB 204 Nayamin, Rebecca August 26 - December 14 0 (Wait List: 1)
    View detailed information for CRN:70490 7H1 MTW 11:30AM - 12:35AM MSCTHS TBA Slawson, Donita August 26 - December 14 30
    View detailed information for CRN:78354 604 MW 5:30PM - 7:10PM PSB 204 Nayamin, Rebecca August 26 - December 14 4
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  • A101B *Elementary Tlingit Language I 4 Credits

    *Elementary Tlingit Language I

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

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70491 601 TR 11:30AM - 1:10PM PSB 204 Kendall, Shirley August 26 - December 14 1
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  • A101D *Elementary Inupiaq Language I 4 Credits

    *Elementary Inupiaq Language I

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

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77421 601 TR 5:30PM - 7:10PM PSB 204 Heflin, Mellisa August 26 - December 14 0 (Wait List: 0)
    View detailed information for CRN:78352 603 TR 5:30PM - 7:10PM PSB 204 Heflin, Mellisa August 26 - December 14 5
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  • A101E *Elementary Alutiiq Language I 4 Credits

    *Elementary Alutiiq Language I

    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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  • A101F *Elementary Dena'ina Lang I 4 Credits

    *Elementary Dena'ina Lang I

    Introductory course for students with little or no prior knowledge of the Dena'ina Athabascan language. Develops listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in Dena'ina for effective communication at the elementary level. Addresses history of Alaska Native languages and cultures. Special Note: Class conducted in the Dena'ina language.

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  • A101H *Elementary Ahtna Language I 4 Credits

    *Elementary Ahtna Language I

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

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  • A182 Grant Writing AK Native Comm 1 Credits

    Grant Writing AK Native Comm

    Introduces grant writing focused on community-based grant proposals, including successful approaches appropriate to rural and Alaska Native communities. Includes grant tips, reviewer scoring, grant trends and proposal components.

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  • A190 Topics AK Natv Cultural Skills 1 - 3 Credits

    Topics AK Natv Cultural Skills

    Focuses on an applied traditional Alaska Native skill. Covers historical and modern practices, as well as traditional knowledge and mentorship learning of Alaska Native practices such as arts, technologies or culinary techniques. Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits with change of subtitle.

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  • A201 *Alaska Native Perspectives 3 Credits

    *Alaska Native Perspectives

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

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70493 601 TR 4:00PM - 5:15PM ARTS 116 Williams, Maria August 26 - December 14 0 (Wait List: 6)
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:78025 801 Leonard, Beth August 26 - December 14 3
  • A215 *Music of Alaska Natives 3 Credits

    *Music of Alaska Natives

    Explores music and dance practices of Alaska Native and Indigenous peoples of the circumpolar north by region and culture group. Interdisciplinary methods will be used to examine the historical and social dynamics behind changing musical and cultural traditions. Fundamentals of ethnomusicology theory and research methods will be introduced. Registration Restrictions: AKNS A201 or MUS A111 recommended prior to registering for this course. Crosslisted with MUS A215.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70494 651 W 2:00PM - 4:45PM ARTS 116 Senungetuk, Heidi August 26 - December 14 2
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  • A240 AK Nat Cultrl Orient Alutiiq 3 Credits

    AK Nat Cultrl Orient Alutiiq

    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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  • A290 Topics in AK Native Studies 1 - 3 Credits

    Topics in AK Native Studies

    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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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76854 601 S 12:00AM - 3:00PM PSB 204 Andrulli, Jennifer September 14 - October 5 4
    View detailed information for CRN:76854 601 S 12:00AM - 4:00PM PSB 204 Andrulli, Jennifer September 14 - October 5 4
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  • A313 Tribes, Nations & Peoples 3 Credits

    Tribes, Nations & Peoples

    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 A313

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70496 651 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM SSB 213 Ongtooguk, Paul August 26 - December 14 6
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  • A346 Alaska Native Politics 3 Credits

    Alaska Native Politics

    Introduction to historical relationships among federal, territorial, state and local laws and policies as they affect Alaska Natives and Native/non-Native relations. Includes contemporary issues and comparative case studies. Special Note: May be used to fulfill the Alaska studies requirement for teacher certification. Registration Restrictions: Upper-division standing Crosslisted with PS A346

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70497 651 T 4:00PM - 6:45PM SSB 250 Blatchford, Edgar August 26 - December 14 0 (Wait List: 0)
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  • A432 Indig Well-Being & Ed 3 Credits

    Indig Well-Being & Ed

    Examines psychological and cultural perspectives of human development and well-being of indigenous peoples. Designed to promote, nurture, explore and understand the influence of culture on the indigenous person. Of special interest to educators in schools serving indigenous students and individuals working with indigenous communities regarding cultural understandings, and change in historical and contemporary contexts. Special Note: Course is co-organized as a multi-site international videoconference seminar - collaborating institutions include the University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Arizona, Dine College, University of British Columbia, University of Montana, University of Hawai'i Hilo, and Te Whare Wanaga o Awanuiarangi, New Zealand.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70498 601 T 5:30PM - 8:15PM BMH 241 Leonard, Beth August 26 - December 14 13
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77483 801 Leonard, Beth August 26 - December 14 2
  • A495 Alaska Native Studies Intern 1 - 3 Credits

    Alaska Native Studies Intern

    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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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70499 601 - ARR ARR Leonard, Beth August 26 - December 14 9
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