AHIS 300

History of American Indians and the United States

Dr. Kane


Humanities 109 | MWF 9:20 - 10:15 PM

Office Hrs: M 10:20 - 11:20 & F 1:30 - 3:30

Social Science 60S

Monday August 28

Discussion Lead/Discussion Support

  • Discussion Support: provide a list of important people, places, concepts and events as well as discussion questions
  • Discussion Lead: summarize reading, collate terms & questions, add events to class timeline
  • Discussion Support: due 5pm TWO days before reading
  • Discussion Lead: due 5pm night before reading

what terms are used?

  • yes:
    • Native, Native American, American Indian, Indian, First Nations, First Peoples
    • Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, Inuit, Aboriginal
    • Indigenous, people of color
    • specific national or tribal designation always preferred (ie, Iroquois, Haudenosaunee, Mohawk, Kanien'kehá:ka)
    • "Nation" preferrable to "tribe," ie, "the Oneida Nation," rather than "the Oneida tribe" unless specified in self-designated offical name, ie Couer D'Alene Tribe
    • "Mohawks" or "Mohawk people" rather than "the Mohawk"
  • no:
    • squ*w, redsk*n, Eskimo/Eskimaux, colored people

coming up

  • final projects
  • Academic Honesty quiz - due Sept 11
  • NoDAPL reading
    • keep a list of terms and historical events you don't recognize
    • think about why it's so difficult
    • don't stress out, it'll be ok!