Indigenous Expressions: Scriptures and Ethnohistory (HA)

Subject associations
REL 359 / LAS 388
Fall 2023
Garry Sparks
Registrar description

This class will concentrate on some of the earliest and most extensive religious and historical texts authored by Indigenous Peoples of the Americas, specifically by the Maya, Mexica (Aztec), Hopi, and Diné (Navajo). This set will allow for a critical and comparative study of Native rhetoric, mythic motifs, notions of space and time, morals, and engagements with non-Native peoples and Christianity.

Additional description

Area of Study Requirement: Religion in the Americas