UAA Campus is Open

We are pleased to report the UAA Anchorage campus will open on Wednesday, Dec. 5, following last Friday's earthquake. The Chugiak-Eagle River Campus will remain closed, but classes will resume in alternative locations. Students should check UAOnline for their new meeting location. As you return to campus, we encourage you to check the web page uaa.alaska.edu/earthquakerecovery for important safety tips and resources about how to submit work requests to facilities for repairs. Please continue to check our Facebook and Twitter accounts for updates.

Alaska Native Studies Classes

Fall Semester 2018

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:70233 601 MW 11:30AM - 1:10PM PSB 204B Meade, Marie August 27 - December 15 1
    View detailed information for CRN:70234 602 MW 5:30PM - 7:10PM PSB 204B Nayamin, Rebecca August 27 - December 15 0 (Wait List: 0)
    View detailed information for CRN:77887 7H1 MTW 11:30AM - 12:35AM MSCTHS TBA Peter, Donita August 20 - December 15 30
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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:76360 601 TR 11:30AM - 1:10PM PSB 204B Kendall, Shirley August 27 - December 15 2
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77297 601 TR 5:30PM - 7:10PM PSB 204B Heflin, Mellisa August 27 - December 15 2
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A101F *Elementary Dena'ina Language 4 Credits

    *Elementary Dena'ina Language

    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.

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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70237 601 TR 4:00PM - 5:15PM ARTS 116 Williams, Maria August 27 - December 15 0 (Wait List: 3)
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76366 651 W 4:00PM - 6:45PM ARTS 116 Senungetuk, Heidi August 27 - December 15 0 (Wait List: 0)
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77259 602 S 12:00AM - 3:00PM PSB 204B Andrulli, Jennifer September 15 - October 6 11
    View detailed information for CRN:77259 602 S 12:00AM - 4:00PM PSB 204B Andrulli, Jennifer September 15 - October 6 11
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A292A AK Native Lang Apprenticeship 1 - 3 Credits

    AK Native Lang Apprenticeship

    Introductory language learning through apprenticeship with a fluent speaker of a specific Alaska Native language in an individual or small-group workshop format. Students will learn strategies and techniques of the master-apprentice method and study intensively with a fluent speaker to increase oral fluency. Enhances cross-cultural perspectives. Registration Restrictions: Instructor permission

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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70240 651 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM ESH 202 Ongtooguk, Paul August 27 - December 15 7
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70241 651 T 5:30PM - 8:15PM SSB 250 Blatchford, Edgar August 27 - December 15 6
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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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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76374 601 T 5:30PM - 8:15PM BMH 241 Leonard, Beth August 27 - December 15 8
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

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