American Indian Studies
History in the making. Because of its unique history, Morris is a great place to pursue American Indian Studies.
The American Indian Studies major and minor is designed to enhance a student’s awareness and their overall knowledge about sovereignty and the diversity of Indigenous cultures throughout all of Native North America.
Students are required to engage and learn, within a globalized context, American Indian:
- Other creative endeavors
American Indian Studies promotes
- Critical Thinking
- Communication Skills
that are rooted in Indigenous knowledge systems and community involvement.
The curriculum emphasizes the role of the student as an active learner and participant within a growing and vibrant Intertribal campus community.
AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES OBJECTIVES:
- History and Oral Tradition
- Sovereignty and Law
- Language and Literature
- Environmental and Sustainability
- Morris Makes 2017 U.S. News Top Public Liberal Arts Colleges List
- Students and Faculty Members Partner on HHMI Summer Research Projects
- Washington Monthly and Colleges of Distinction Commend Morris
- Three in Three: Morris Teaching Alumni Are Consecutive ISD 200 Teachers of the Year
- University of Minnesota, Morris Teacher Education Program Nationally Accredited
- Pete Wyckoff and Timna Wyckoff Awarded Elite Science Policy Fellowships
- McIntosh Champions Discovery-Based Student Learning Using the Haystack Radio Telescope