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Assignment for April 30

PAPER 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

PRESENTATION 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

Read 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 … Continue reading

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Assignment for April 4

REPORT #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 … Continue reading

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Assignment for March 28

Read 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

Read 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

Read 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 … Continue reading

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Assignment for March 12

Read 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 … Continue reading

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Assignment for March 7

Preview 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 … Continue reading

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Assignment for March 5

REPORT #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 … Continue reading

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