TM-BAS 320: Introduction to Sovereignty

Credits 5
Quarter Offered

This course will outline the unique context of tribal governments as sovereign nations and relationship with the federal government, examine the history and evolution of tribal government institutions within the unique tribal systems and describe the unique role and relationship between the federal government and Native Americans/Alaskan Natives. This class may include students from multiple sections.

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1. Describe the evolving history of tribal sovereignty.
2. Identify and explain how a tribe's sovereignty is affected economically, politically, and culturally.
3. Summarize historic and modern activism demanding sovereignty.
4. Construct continued efforts to ensure and retain sovereignty.