Course detail: OSH142 - America's First People: Past and Present
The course will cover a variety of topics both historic and current, including a comparison between the older Mississippian Indian culture and the current Chickasaw Tribal culture. We'll also review World War II's Navajo Code Talkers; the failed U.S. government policy of assimilation; the Trail of Tears; the four Kansas Native American Reservations; and the Haskell Indian Nations University. Guest Native Americans will give insights on their history, civilization and current challenges.

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