Assignment for May 5

April 29, 2010

PAPER DUE (in class)

Written results of research project:
at least three thousand (3,000) words of polished prose [at least five thousand (5,000) words of polished prose if enrolled for four hours credit], with citations and bibliography in an appropriate style, typed and double-spaced with an original and fitting title.

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Assignment for April 28

April 7, 2010

Presentations – HANDOUT DUE (in class)

Oral synopsis of research project:
eight to ten (8-10) minutes of extemporaneous comments summarizing your findings, supported by a one-page handout bearing your name and project title.

Group 1:  Erin, Murphy, Trent

Group 2:  Nilda, Melissa, Lauren

Assignment for April 21

April 7, 2010

Presentations – HANDOUT DUE (in class)

Oral synopsis of research project:
eight to ten (8-10) minutes of extemporaneous comments summarizing your findings, supported by a one-page handout bearing your name and project title.

Group 1:  James, Jessica, Shawn, Erik

Group 2:  Tad, Mahalia, Craig

Assignment for April 14

April 7, 2010

Research – NO CLASS MEETING

Assignment for April 7

March 31, 2010

Read Grim, pages 559-638; come prepared to summarize (outline/synopsis) and to critique (insights/surprises/questions) each article.

OUTLINE DUE (8:00 a.m.)

Tentative organization of research paper:
at least one (1) page specifying main points and subpoints, typed and double-spaced with an original and fitting title.

Assignment for March 31

March 17, 2010

Read Grim, pages 453-558; come prepared to summarize (outline/synopsis) and to critique (insights/surprises/questions) each article.

BIBLIOGRAPHY DUE (8:00 a.m.)

Penultimate list of research sources:
at least ten (10) relevant books, articles, and websites you have studied, cited in an appropriate bibliographic style, typed and double-spaced with an original and fitting title.

Assignment for March 17

March 10, 2010

Read Grim, pages 325-452; come prepared to summarize (outline/synopsis) and to critique (insights/surprises/questions) each article.

Assignment for March 10

March 3, 2010

Read Grim, pages 223-324; come prepared to summarize (outline/synopsis) and to critique(insights/surprises/questions) each article.

ABSTRACT DUE (8:00 a.m.)

Formal description of research topic:
at least three hundred (300) words detailing the focus, methodology, and significance of your project, accompanied by a working bibliography of relevant sources you have accessed, typed and double-spaced with an original and fitting title.

Assignment for March 3

February 24, 2010

Read Grim, pages 101-222; come prepared to summarize (outline/synopsis) and to critique (insights/surprises/questions) each article.

February 24 follow-up

February 24, 2010

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission

Rafeedie Decision

Crazy Horse Malt Liquor

Kennewick Man / Ancient One

Nunavut Territory, Canada

Lummi Groundwater Litigation

Assignment for February 24

February 17, 2010

Read Grim, pages 1-100; come prepared to summarize (outline/synopsis) and to critique (insights/surprises/questions) each article.

PROPOSAL DUE (8:00 a.m.)

Informal discussion of potential research projects:
at least one substantive paragraph on each of three distinct topics, typed and double-spaced.

Assignment for February 17

February 10, 2010

Read Berkes, Chapters 9-12; come prepared to summarize (outline/synopsis) and to critique (insights/surprises/questions) each chapter.

February 10 follow-up

February 10, 2010

Cree Trappers’ Association

Sila Alangotok: Inuit Observations on Climate Change

the indigenous ecologies project:
research resources, native media, religion and ecology

Assignment for February 10

February 3, 2010

Read Berkes, Chapters 5-8; come prepared to summarize (outline/synopsis) and to critique (insights/surprises/questions) each chapter.

February 3 follow-up

February 3, 2010

Thoughts About Copenhagen from an NTEC Perspective

Assignment for February 3

January 27, 2010

Read Berkes, Chapters 1-4; come prepared to summarize (outline/synopsis) and to critique (insights/surprises/questions) each chapter.

January 27 follow-up

January 27, 2010

Campus Series on the Scholarship of Sustainability

Kivalina v. ExxonMobil Corp., et al

Resource Guide: Discovering the Path to Sustainability

Assignment for January 27

January 20, 2010

Read Tribal College Journal (pages 3, 10, 12-13, 16-21, 24-27, 30-32, 60-61) and Launching a Green Economy for Brown People (all pages); come prepared to discuss three key insights on the topic.

Tribal College Journal is available through the University Library.

Launching a Green Economy for Brown People

Preview Berkes, Sacred Ecology and Grim, Indigenous Traditions and Ecology (cover, front matter, back matter); come prepared to discuss your initial impressions of each text.

January 20 follow-up

January 20, 2010

the indigenous ecologies project:
definitions, course syllabi, student projects, environmental organizations

Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is available through the University Library.

Welcome to the course!

January 15, 2010

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