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Applied Indigenous Studies
Term : Spring 2023
Catalog Year : 2022-2023

AIS 250 - Exercising Sovereignty: Indigenous Athletes, Sports And Society


Description: This course explores the intersection of both historical and contemporary Indigenous athletes and sport. It examines how sport is grounded in culture and community and mirrors a unique connection with the assertion of sovereignty and Indigenous identity. This course offers a broad perspective on the history and significance of Indigenous athletes, exploring their lives and careers and recording their accomplishments on the playing field as well as their endeavors outside of sport. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Summer 2023

Requirement Designation: Cultural Understanding + US Ethnic

Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Critical Thinking