2021-2022 Pitzer Catalog 
    
    May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Pitzer Catalog
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EA 50 PZ -Native American Environmental Law


Institution: Pitzer

Description: This course identifies and explores some of the stories of Indigenous and non-Indigenous relationships around issues of culture, environment, history, law, and religion and the ways in which the law has historically and continue today, to influence Native American relationships land, water, and natural resources. While much of the course focuses on the geographic are now known as United States, participants can expect to learn about Indigenous culture and environmental rights from various international perspectives as well. The course will cover Indigenous perspectives on law and land, concepts integral to the justification of the dispossession of Indian land including the Doctrine of Discovery and Manifest Destiny, historical overview of the relationships between U.S. Federal and State entities and Tribal Nations, summarize key areas of Federal India law, highlight current legal issues in Indian Country and Indigenous communities throughout the U.S. and discuss current trends in International law and the future of Indigenous communities in the U.S.

Prerequisite(s): Please check course schedule for requirements.

For up-to-date information on current course offerings and details, please refer to the Pitzer class schedule on MyCampus2 Portal.



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