Ethnic / Racial HeritageFaith, Religion & SpiritualityReligion, Theology & Ministry

REL 204 – Native American Religions

Credits: 4
This course investigates the origins of Native American religions, how they have changed, the reasons for those changes, and how Native Americans have influenced the beliefs of non Native Americans. History is the primary lens for this exploration. Issued such as Native American’s relationship with nature and the supernatural are analyzed. Core concepts are presented and critically assessed with an emphasis on why Native Americans understandings mat differ from those of other religious groups. In the depth case studies are included, for example of Pueblos, Tainos, and Lakotas. The case studies may vary from year to year. Offering to be determined. CLA-Breadth/Humanities

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