Assignment for December 9

great-lakes-basinTuesday, December 9 — PAPER DUE

Write a 3,000-word essay documenting the process and outcome of your research project.  Connect your insights to the assigned readings and to your colleagues’ presentations wherever possible.  Support your narrative/argument with citations and bibliography in an appropriate style.  Give your polished paper an original and fitting title.

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Assignments for December 2, 4

great-lakes-basinTuesday, December 2 – PRESENTATIONS

Thursday, December 4 – PRESENTATIONS

Prepare an oral presentation summarizing your research findings.  Focus on those aspects of the project most relevant to your colleagues in the course.  Practice your extemporaneous comments beforehand until they run about ten minutes in length.  Supplement your talk with a one-sheet handout (6 copies) bearing your name and project title.

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Assignments for November 18, 20

ladukeTuesday, November 18 –

Read pages 237-253 of Recovering the Sacred; come prepared to outline each chapter/section and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Recovering the Power to Slow Climate Change

Thursday, November 20 – REPORT DUE

Write a 500-word essay recounting the progress of your research project over the past month.  Speculate on the organization of your final paper, being as specific as possible.  Append an annotated bibliography of sources you have consulted, cited in an appropriate bibliographic style.  Give your polished report an original and fitting title.

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Assignments for November 11, 13

ladukeTuesday, November 11 –

Read pages 167-210 of Recovering the Sacred; come prepared to outline each chapter/section and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Wild Rice

Food as Medicine

Thursday, November 13 –

Read pages 211-235 of Recovering the Sacred; come prepared to outline each chapter/section and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Return of the Horse Nation

Namewag

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Assignments for November 4, 6

ladukeTuesday, November 4 –

Read pages 87-129 of Recovering the Sacred; come prepared to outline each chapter/section and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Quilled Cradleboard Covers, Cultural Patrimony, and Wounded Knee

Vampires in the New World

Thursday, November 6 –

Read pages 131-166 of Recovering the Sacred; come prepared to outline each chapter/section and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Masks in the New Millennium

Three Sisters

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Assignments for October 28, 30

ladukeTuesday, October 28 –

Read pages 33-63 of Recovering the Sacred; come prepared to outline each chapter/section and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Salt, Water, Blood, and Coal

Klamath Land and Life

Thursday, October 30 –

Read pages 65-86 of Recovering the Sacred; come prepared to outline each chapter/section and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Imperial Anthropology

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Assignments for October 21, 23

Tuesday, October 21 – PROPOSAL DUE

Write a 500-word essay detailing the focus, methodology, and significance of your project.  Illustrate your exposition with specific references to the assigned readings and to your research sources.  Append a preliminary bibliography of relevant books, articles, and websites, cited in an appropriate bibliographic style.  Give your polished proposal an original and fitting title.

ladukeThursday, October 23 –

Read pages 9-32 of Recovering the Sacred; come prepared to outline each chapter/section and to discuss passages you find interesting:

What Is Sacred?

God, Squirrels, and the Universe

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Assignments for October 14, 16

tek13fTuesday, October 14 –

Read pages 239-264 of Sacred Ecology; come prepared to outline each chapter/section and to discuss passages you find interesting:

11. Challenges for Indigenous Knowledge

Thursday, October 16 –

Read pages 265-287 of Sacred Ecology; come prepared to outline each chapter/section and to discuss passages you find interesting:

12. Toward a Unity of Mind and Nature

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Assignments for October 7, 9

tek13fTuesday, October 7 –

Read pages 193-215 of Sacred Ecology; come prepared to outline each chapter/section and to discuss passages you find interesting:

9. Complex Systems, Holism, and Fuzzy Logic

Thursday, October 9 –

Read pages 217-238 of Sacred Ecology; come prepared to outline each chapter/section and to discuss passages you find interesting:

10. How Local Knowledge Develops: Cases from the West Indies

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Assignments for September 30, October 2

tek13fTuesday, September 30 –

Read pages 147-169 of Sacred Ecology; come prepared to outline each chapter/section and to discuss passages you find interesting:

7. Cree Fishing Practices as Adaptive Management

Cree Trappers Speak

Thursday, October 2 –

Read pages 171-192 of Sacred Ecology; come prepared to outline each chapter/section and to discuss passages you find interesting:

8. Climate Change and Indigenous Ways of Knowing

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