Alaska Native Studies Classes

Fall Semester 2021

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:70422 601 MW 5:30PM - 7:10PM PSB 204 Meade, Marie August 23 - December 11 4
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77379 601 TR 11:30AM - 1:10PM PSB 204 Kendall, Shirley August 23 - December 11 8
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70424 801 Kendall, Shirley August 23 - December 11 3
  • A101C *Elem Alaska Native Language I 4 Credits

    *Elem Alaska Native 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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76288 801 Stepetin, Haliehana August 23 - December 11 9
  • 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 Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70425 801 Johnson, Melissa August 23 - December 11 10
  • 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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:75338 891 Azuyak, Peggy August 23 - December 11 7
    View detailed information for CRN:75338 891 Azuyak, Peggy August 23 - December 11 7
  • 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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76340 801 Slawson, Donita August 23 - December 11 12
  • 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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76339 801 Shaginoff-Stuart, Sondra August 23 - December 11 11
  • 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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76337 802 Christensen Fullmer, Amber August 23 - December 11 23
    View detailed information for CRN:76338 801 Christensen Fullmer, Amber August 23 - December 11 17
  • 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 Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70427 801 Shaginoff-Stuart, Sondra August 23 - December 11 0
    View detailed information for CRN:70428 802 Stepetin, Haliehana August 23 - December 11 0
    View detailed information for CRN:70429 804 Stepetin, Haliehana August 23 - December 11 0
    View detailed information for CRN:76779 803 Shaginoff-Stuart, Sondra August 23 - December 11 0
    View detailed information for CRN:76779 803 Shaginoff-Stuart, Sondra August 23 - December 11 0
    View detailed information for CRN:76855 891 Eufemio, Elizabeth August 23 - December 11 0
    View detailed information for CRN:76856 892 Eufemio, Elizabeth August 23 - December 11 4
  • 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:70430 651 W 6:00PM - 8:45PM ARTS 116 Stepetin, Haliehana August 23 - December 11 0
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A216 *World Indigenous Music 3 Credits

    *World Indigenous Music

    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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76336 851 Anaya, Elizabeth August 23 - December 11 0
  • A218A AK Native Drummaking I 3 Credits

    AK Native Drummaking I

    Studio course in which students learn the fundamentals of making hand drums in the Athabascan and Southeast Alaskan Indian style. Students will also study the living tradition of Alaska Native drum practices. Crosslisted with MUS A218A

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76334 651 F 11:00AM - 1:45PM ETB2 ROOM , August 23 - December 11 3
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A230 *Oral Traditions of AK Natives 3 Credits

    *Oral Traditions of AK Natives

    Introduces Alaska Native oral traditions, both the stories told by different Alaska Native cultures and the indigenous languages that convey those stories. Examines the role of oral traditions in sharing knowledge and beliefs in Alaska Native cultures, the importance of indigenous languages in conveying ideas, the translation of oral traditions into recorded or printed media, and contemporary settings where oral traditions continue.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70431 801 Shaginoff-Stuart, Sondra August 23 - December 11 14
    View detailed information for CRN:70431 801 Shaginoff-Stuart, Sondra August 23 - December 11 14
  • 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:76289 802 - DIST BLKBD Andrulli, Jennifer September 25 - November 13 14
    View detailed information for CRN:76289 802 S 12:00AM - 1:00PM DIST WEB Andrulli, Jennifer September 25 - November 13 14
    View detailed information for CRN:76289 802 S 12:00AM - 2:00PM DIST WEB Andrulli, Jennifer September 25 - November 13 14
    View detailed information for CRN:76289 802 S 12:00AM - 3:00PM PSB 204 Andrulli, Jennifer September 25 - November 13 14
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76331 803 , August 23 - December 11 21
    View detailed information for CRN:77165 804 , August 23 - December 11 28
  • 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:70434 651 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM PSB 109 Blatchford, Edgar August 23 - December 11 9
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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 Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76290 801 John-Shields, Agatha August 23 - December 11 10
  • 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 Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70436 801 Shaginoff-Stuart, Sondra August 23 - December 11 10

Summer Semester 2021

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 Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:51275 501 Daniels, Lucy; Peterson, Sassa; Peterson, Sassa; Peterson, Sassa May 17 - July 31 6
  • A109D Alutiiq Orthography 4 Credits

    Alutiiq Orthography

    Introduction to reading and writing the Alutiiq language for students with some listening comprehension and verbal skills in Alutiiq. Students will be introduced to alphabet and phonetic classification, dialects, and a history of the Alutiiq writing system. Enhances cross-cultural perspectives. Registration Restrictions: Prior exposure to spoken Alutiiq and instructor permission.

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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A216 *World Indigenous Music 3 Credits

    *World Indigenous Music

    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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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:51250 351 MWF 11:30AM - 1:15PM BMH 116 Williams, Maria June 24 - July 31 8
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A292B AK Native Lang Fluency Intensv 1 - 3 Credits

    AK Native Lang Fluency Intensv

    Intensive study of conversational speech in an Alaska Native language. Designed to maximize fluency development for students with previous coursework or life experience with an Alaska Native language. Registration Restrictions: Course prerequisite or instructor permission

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    No Distance Learning courses available.