122B: Culture Contact in North America


Term: Summer 2019 Session: D

TimeM, T, W, Th 10:00am - 11:59am

This culture examines the implications of early encounters between Native Americans and Europeans, including how indigenous peoples responded to European contact and colonialism, and how the outcomes of these encounters influenced cultural developments in postcolonial contexts. The study employs a holistic approach that integrates evidence from archaeology, ethnography, ethnohistory, linguistics, biological anthropology, and native oral traditions. Case studies from the Caribbean, Florida, Louisiana, Virginia, Alaska, Hawaii, and California will be included.

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