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UAS New Degree: Alaska Native Studies

The long term intention is to build a degree for people who want to work with Alaska Native languages, people, and organizations.

Lance Twitchell teaching class

UAS has a new designated emphasis within the Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in Alaska Native Languages and Studies.  Students will complete a concentrated study that includes Alaska Native languages, people, and organizations in addition to their broad liberal arts education.

The long term intention is to build a degree for people who want to work with Alaska Native languages, people, and organizations. Classes will be developed that examine traditional ecological knowledge (Lingít Ethnobotany), Native American Critical Theory, Native Americans and Film, Documenting Alaska Native Languages, Alaska Native Language Revitalization, Placenames & Geography, Alaska Native and Federal Indian Law, and more.

For more information, please contact:

Xh'unei - Lance A. Twitchell
Assistant Professor of Alaska Native Languages

University of Alaska Southeast
11120 Glacier Highway
Juneau, AK 99801
(907) 796-6114

 
 

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