(3 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture
This course is a survey of the aboriginal cultures of the Northwest Coast. Initial topics include prehistory, language, subsistence and settlement patterns, material culture, social organization, religion, ceremonial life and traditional art and mythology. Subsequent discussion will focus on European contact and colonization, social change, and major contemporary issues such as aboriginal rights, land claims and the environment.
Recommended Preparation: At least one 1000-level course in Anthropology, Archaeology, Psychology or Sociology.