Indigenous Studies

Indigenous Peoples of North America
June 5-28, 2012
Edwards Campus

All students are welcome to enroll in HIST 353:  Indigenous Peoples of North America in Summer 2012.  The course will include both lectures and discussion, as well as film, digital narratives, and close examination of primary sources.  The class will be capped at 25 students so that each student can get attention and assistance with his/her projects.  Space is limited.

Graduate students who are interested will be allowed to enroll in a graduate-level course number, and the assignments will be adjusted appropriately.  They should contact Professor Warren for before enrolling for more information (

Taught by Professor Kim Warren, Department of History, author of The Quest for Citizenship:  African Americans and Native Americans in Kansas, 1880-1935.

With a focus on the diversity of experiences among Native American people, this course will take an interdisciplinary approach to examine gender, culture, citizenship, relationships between tribes and the US federal government, stereotypes, self-determination, performance, athletics, and more. 

Email Professor Warren ( with questions.

The class will meet for 4 weeks, starting June 5th through June 28th.

Location:  KU’s Edwards Campus (12600 Quivira Road, Overland Park, KS 66213)

Times:  Mondays through Thursdays, 4:30-7:00pm

HIST 353 counts as a Category II (non-western) class for the History Major and History Minor or a Non-Western Culture (NWC)requirement for the BA/BGS.

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