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American Indian Mythology, Legend, and Lore (AMSTUD 143M, ENGLISH 143A, NATIVEAM 143A)

(English majors and others taking 5 units, register for 143A.) 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."

43A
Subject: 
ENGLISH
English Degree Requirements: 
Creative Writing: Prose
Requirements: 
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-AmerCul, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED
Course ID: 
113 934

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