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Applied Indigenous Studies
Term : Summer 2021
Catalog Year : 2020-2021

AIS 280 - Dine (Navajo) Philosophy Of Life


Description: This course will explore the Diné (Navajo) of philosophy of life focusing primarily on Diné worldview. The cultural/philosophical approach used in this course will emphasize the Diné worldview, principles, values, language, and traditions. This course will seek Diné interconnection, synthetics, giving, harmony, balance, and personalizing perspectives. This course will engage students in discovery of Diné history, philosophy, life-ways, language, traditions, and healing practices. This course will also examine and discuss the Diné philosophical thought regarding metaphysics, epistemology, aesthetics, law, ethics, and traditional social structure. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Spring 2023