Small town in Western Iowa (Onawa) and currently live in Waukee with my
wife, Meredith and our 8 month old son, Josiah.
Ive always had people ask me what nationality I am because my skin tone is
darker and I tan really easily.
Define cultural imperialism, give at least one example from our texts, and discuss
your views on your chosen example of cultural imperialism. How is this particular
form of cultural imperialism harmful? Use specific examples from the text or ot
According to Delorias article, Kinship with the World, why is
relationship such a central concern for American Indians? Please
use specific passages from the text to support your answer with
page numbers cited.
Deloria asserts that w
AmIn 210 XW - Research Project (6-8 pages)
An introductory course like this is designed to give students a broad overview of the many topics
involved in the field of American Indian studies. By the end of the semester, youve most likely
Compare and contrast the US apology to Native peoples to either Canadas or Australias
apology. Use specific examples, with sources properly cited, to support your analysis.
In reading, the apologies of the United States, Canada, and Australia,
Discuss the significance of movies like Smoke Signals and Naturally Native in
addressing and changing mainstream perceptions of American Indians.
I think movies like Smoke Signals and Naturally Native are able to address how
the mainstream perc
What is meant by federal trust responsibility? How would you respond to someone who
believes the federal government should no longer have that trust responsibility? Use
specific passages from the readings to support your answer, citing page num
According to Treuer, why does getting the Columbus story right
matter? Do you agree or disagree? Support your stance with
specific examples from either the text or other outside sources
you have found (being careful, of course, to carefully eva
This weeks readings were difficult to digest and also very eye-opening for
me. I knew that what was done to Native Americans was wrong and at times harsh
as they were displaced from their land, herded like wild animals and forced to move
Compare and contrast different perceptions of civilized and
savage discussed throughout the book. How are these terms
relative? Use specific examples and passages from the text to
support your answer (with page numbers cited).
Throughout the bo