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ENGL 326 - Native American Writing and Rhetoric

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 and ENGL 203
This course will examine a variety of writings by Native Americans from different periods and regions. Drawing on the vast range of native cultures and their many rhetorical forms, from traditional oral literatures to political documents to novels, films and poems, the course will explore how native writers have contributed to the ongoing effort to preserve cultural, political and rhetorical sovereignty in the face of colonial ideologies. Writers may include Samson Occom, William Apess, Zitkala-Sa, Louise Erdrich, Leslie Marmon Silko, Sherman Alexie, Scott Richard Lyons, Vine Deloria, Jr, Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Joy Harjo and Robert Warrior. Offered annually.