ANTH 412 - Indians of North America

  • 3 credits
  • Online

Native American peoples, their cultural variation across the continent, and cultural encounters with colonial expansion.

This course can be applied towards:


ANTH 100 (Introduction to Cultural Anthropology) or ANTH 200 (Cultures and the Global System) or ANTH 413 (Indigenous Peoples Today) or ANTH 414/ETST 414 (Development in Indian Country).

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • American Indian Thought (2004)
    Waters, Anne (ed.)
    ISBN: 978-0631223047
  • Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux* (2008)
    Neihardt, John
  • Drawing Back Culture: The Makah Struggle for Repatriation (2004)
    Tweedie, Ann M.
    ISBN: 978-0295981956
  • New Capitalists: Law, Politics, and Identity . . ., 1st Ed. (2003)
    Darian-Smith, Eve
    ISBN: 978-0534613082
  • The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven (1994)
    Alexie, Sherman
    ISBN: 0-06-097624-1
  • Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival
    Wallis, Velma
    ISBN: 978-0060723521

*audio or paperback