MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University has implemented a new Native American studies special topics course titled “Indigenous Environmental Movements.” It will be offered in the winter 2006 semester beginning in January.
The course will address environmental issues that threaten the cultural and ecological survival of indigenous peoples around the world. It will also explore how indigenous peoples are resisting these threats to their lands and way of life.
Registration begins Nov. 5. This four-credit course will be held on Wednesdays from 6-9:20 p.m. with Aimee Dunn instructing. For more information, contact the Center for Native American Studies at 227-1397.