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Begins January 10
Native Brief: MAYETTA, KANSAS - The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation will offer two new courses at the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Government Center on Tuesdays beginning January 10.
The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Government Center is located at 16281 Q Road in Mayetta.
Below are the descriptions of the offered courses:
Native American Literature course will trace the development of Native American literature through myths, legends and experiences. From oral traditions to modern writing, students will hear and analyze stories and poems from a cross-section of American Indian cultures. Authors Leslie Marmon Silko, Sherman Alexie, N. Scott Momaday and others will be studied. This course will be offered Tuesdays, January 10 - February 28, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm cst.
Native American History will trace the history of Indigenous people of the United States. Students will examine various American Indian cultures as they existed prior to the incursion of Europeans and the long-lasting impact of those incursions. From oral traditions to modern written history, students will hear, read and analyze the American Indian experience. This course will be offered Tuesdays, March 6 - May 1, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm cst.
Special Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation education grant assistance is available to enrolled tribal citizens.
These courses are offered in collaboration with Friends University.
posted December 28, 2011 6:50 am est
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