AIST - American Indian Studies


Rodney P. Frey, American Indian Studies Program (116 Phinney Hall 83844-1110; phone 208/885-6268; rfrey@uidaho.edu; www.webpages.uidaho.edu/~rfrey/aist.htm).

AIST 204 Special Topics

AIST 204 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

AIST 320 The Celluloid Indian: American Indians in Popular Film

AIST 320 The Celluloid Indian: American Indians in Popular Film (3 cr)

Gen Ed: American Diversity

Examines the representation of American Indians in film from early-mid 20th century Hollywood westerns to late 20th and early 21st century films made by Indians themselves. Traces changes in the cinematic depictions of Indian peoples and historical and cultural reasons for those changes. Emphasizes Indian-made film as extension of oral tradition, as well as indigenous aesthetics. (Spring only)

AIST 401 Contemporary American Indian Issues

AIST 401 Contemporary American Indian Issues (3 cr)

Gen Ed: American Diversity

Identifies and addresses key cultural, economic, educational, legal, resource, and sovereignty issues facing Indian communities today; an essential component involves presentations by representatives from the Indian communities. (Spring only)

AIST 404 Special Topics

AIST 404 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

AIST 411 Native American Architecture

AIST 411 Native American Architecture (3 cr)

Gen Ed: American Diversity

See Arch 411.

AIST 420 Native American Law

AIST 420 Native American Law (3 cr)

Gen Ed: American Diversity

See Law 949.

AIST 421 Native American Natural Resource Law

AIST 421 Native American Natural Resources Law (3 cr)

See Law 979.

AIST 422 Plateau Indians

AIST 422 Plateau Indians (3 cr)

Gen Ed: American Diversity

See Anth 422.

AIST 426 Red Earth White Lies: American Indian History 1840-Present

AIST 426 Red Earth White Lies: American Indian History 1840-Present (3 cr)

Gen Ed: American Diversity

See Hist 426.

AIST 431 Stolen Continents, The Indian Story: Indian History to 1840

AIST 431 Stolen Continents, The Indian Story: Indian History to 1840 (3 cr)

Gen Ed: American Diversity

See Hist 431.

AIST 478 Tribal Nation Economics and Law

AIST 478 Tribal Nation Economics and Law (3 cr)

Gen Ed: American Diversity

See Law 928.

AIST 484 American Indian Literature

AIST 484 American Indian Literature (3 cr)

Gen Ed: American Diversity

See Engl 484.

AIST 498 Internship

AIST 498 (s) Internship (cr arr)

Supervised internship in an Indian community setting, integrating academic study with work experience; requires formal plan of activities to be approved by the on site supervisor and assigned faculty member; a final written report will be evaluated by the assigned faculty member.

Prereq: Permission

AIST 499 Directed Study

AIST 499 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)