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American Indian History (AIS140) 3 Credits

Survey of American Indian history with emphasis on the last 200 years including developments in the 20th century. Focuses on selected groups such as the Cherokee, Iroquois Confederation, Navajo, Sioux and Indians of the Southwest in relation to cultural, economic, political and social continuity and changes. Topics include development and influence of federal policies, past and present issues confronting Native Americans and how Native American individuals and communities maintain their identities as they confront social changes. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31371 Spring 2022 Scottsdale
Soc/Behavioral Bldg, SBE 180
In Person 01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022 Tu,Th 1:30PM - 2:45PM
  • J. Puisto
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Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31429 Spring 2022 Scottsdale
On Your Time Online
Online 01/18/2022 - 03/11/2022 N/A N/A
  • J. Puisto
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    • Class Notes: ONLINE CLASS. All classwork can be completed entirely online.
      This class meets for an 8-week period during the full length semester. Students should expect an increased amount of work each week during the 8 weeks as compared to the same class offered in the full semester. Students are encouraged to work with an academic advisor to be sure their course load is balanced over the course of a given semester.
      Instructor can be contacted at jaakko.puisto@scottsdalecc.edu.

Sovereign Indian Nations (AIS141) 3 Credits

Explores the sovereign status of American Indians as it relates to social relationships, traditions, and culture of American Indians. Reviews historic relations with non-Indian societies, the development of federal Indian law, tribal governments and their functions. Examines treaty rights, environmental issues, public policy, economic development, other current issues, and contemporary social problems. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31651 Spring 2022 Scottsdale
Live Online Instruction
Live Online 01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022 Tu 4:00PM - 5:15PM
  • P. Yabeny
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    • Class Notes: LIVE ONLINE CLASS. Students attend Live Online sessions on specific days and times. Additional online work outside of these class sessions may be required.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

American Indian Law (AIS160) 3 Credits

Analyzes the legal system of the United States Government as it applies to American Indian Nations. Examines how United States legal institutions have impacted Indian sovereignty. Units of analysis include the development of Indian law, United States Supreme Court decisions, Congressional Acts, treaty rights and the development of tribal governments. Focuses on legal institutions that have abridged the property rights of Indian Nations. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31819 Spring 2022 Scottsdale
Live Online Instruction
Live Online 01/20/2022 - 05/13/2022 Th 4:00PM - 5:15PM
  • P. Yabeny
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    • Class Notes: LIVE ONLINE CLASS. Students attend Live Online sessions on specific days and times. Additional online work outside of these class sessions may be required.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Fundamentals of Economic Development for Indigenous Nations (AIS203) 3 Credits

Provides a practical understanding of the economic development process. Examines ways in which development can be initiated and financed. Focuses on how budget systems can be used as management tools. Reviews fundamentals of proposal writing and budget management for grants. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35585 Spring 2022 Scottsdale
Arranged SCC
Independent Study 01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022 N/A N/A
  • P. Yabeny
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