Assignment for April 30

npc13sPAPER DUE

Write a final paper documenting your research project:  three thousand (3,000) words of polished prose, supported by citations and bibliography in an appropriate style, with an original and fitting title.

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Assignment for April 18/23/25

npc13sPRESENTATION DUE

Prepare and deliver an oral presentation summarizing your research project:  eight to ten (8-10) minutes of extemporaneous comments, supported by a one-sheet handout (25 copies) bearing your name and project title.

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Assignment for April 9

fikesRead pages 197-250 of Reuben Snake, Your Humble Serpent; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting:

16. Kinship and the Spirit World

17. Faith, Humility, Healing, and Rising Up to Serve God

18. Reuben Snake Speaks About the Native American Church

Epilogue

Afterword

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Assignment for April 4

npc13sREPORT #2 DUE

Write an autobiographical essay recounting the progress of your research project over the past month. Speculate on the organization of your final paper, being as specific as possible. Append an annotated bibliography of sources you have consulted, with citations formatted in an appropriate style. Give your polished report an original and fitting title.

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Assignment for March 28

fikesRead pages 173-195 of Reuben Snake, Your Humble Serpent; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting:

14. Coping with Heart Attacks

15. The Native American Church and the Four Hills of Life

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Assignment for March 26

fikesRead pages 135-171 of Reuben Snake, Your Humble Serpent; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting:

11. Ordained Roadman and Tribal Chairman

12. Restoring Winnebago Self-Sufficiency

13. The National and International Scene

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Assignment for March 14

fikesRead pages 96-134 of Reuben Snake, Your Humble Serpent; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting:

7. Marriage and Family Life

8. Cultural Revitalization and Political Activism

9. The American Indian Movement

10. Harassment and Surveillance

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Assignment for March 12

fikesRead pages 48-95 of Reuben Snake, Your Humble Serpent; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting:

3. Neillsville Mission School

4. Anglo Economics and Public Education

5. From Student to Green Beret

6. From Prejudice and Unemployment to Alcohol Abuse

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Assignment for March 7

fikesPreview Reuben Snake, Your Humble Serpent (cover, front matter, back matter) and read pages 7-47; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Foreword and Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. Thunder at Big Bear Hollow

2. Traces of Traditional Winnebago Ways

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Assignment for March 5

npc13sREPORT #1 DUE

Write an autobiographical essay analyzing your experience of the course so far and recounting the development of your research topic. Explain the focus, methodology, and significance of your project, particularly as it relates to peyote religion and the Native American Church. Support your argument/narrative with specific evidence drawn from the assigned readings and from your reading and class notes. Append a working bibliography of relevant sources, annotating those items you have consulted, with citations formatted in an appropriate bibliographic style. Give your polished report an original and fitting title.

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