ENGLISH 143A: American Indian Mythology, Legend, and Lore (lecture)
Taught by: Ken Fields
Fall Quarter, 2012-2013
MTWTh 10:00-10:50, Room: 200-305
Readings from American Indian literatures, old and new. Stories, songs, and rituals from the 19th century, including the Navajo Night Chant. Tricksters and trickster stories; war, healing, and hunting songs; Aztec songs from the 16th century. Readings from modern poets and novelists including N. Scott Momaday, Louise Erdrich, and Leslie Marmon Silko, and the classic autobiography, Black Elk Speaks.
This course fulfills the following Major Requirements: