Schedule

January 15, 17 – Introductions

January 22, 24, 29 – One Nation Under God

The Triumph of the Native American Church
Voices of the Native American Church
The Peyote Ceremony
Pharmacology, Legal Classification, and the Issue of Substance Abuse
The Legal Tango
Happy Ending

January 31, February 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21 – Peyote Religion

A History
The Plant
Peyote Eaters and Their Ceremonies
The Nineteenth Century
The Kiowa-Comanche Agency, Locus of Peyotism and the Two Ceremonies
The Spread of Peyote in Indian Territory
Early Efforts to Suppress Peyote
The Spread of Peyotism Beyond Oklahoma
Efforts to Pass a Federal Law
An International Church and the Further Spread of Peyotism on the High Plains
The Development of Peyotism in the Far West
The Navajo
Recent Developments

February 26, 28  – Peyote Religious Art

Symbols of Faith and Belief
The Peyote Religion and the Native American Church
Peyote Ceremonies and Ritual Instruments
Peyote Attire and Accessories
Peyote Painting Traditions
Peyote Artists and Religious Inspiration

March 5 – REPORT #1 DUE

March 7, 12, 14 – Reuben Snake, Your Humble Serpent

Indian Visionary and Activist
Thunder at Big Bear Hollow
Traces of Traditional Winnebago Ways
Neillsville Mission School
Anglo Economics and Public Education
From Student to Green Beret
From Prejudice and Unemployment to Alcohol Abuse
Marriage and Family Life
Cultural Revitalization and Political Activism
The American Indian Movement
Harassment and Surveillance
Ordained Roadman and Tribal Chairman
Restoring Winnebago Self-Sufficiency
The National and International Scene
Coping with Heart Attacks
The Native American Church and the Four Hills of Life
Kinship and the Spirit World
Faith, Humility, Healing, and Rising Up to Serve God
Reuben Snake Speaks About the Native American Church

March 19, 21 – Spring Break

March 26, 28, April 2 – Reuben Snake, Your Humble Serpent (continued)

April 4 – REPORT #2 DUE

April 9, 11 – Reuben Snake, Your Humble Serpent (continued)

April 16, 18, 23, 25 – Presentations, HANDOUT DUE

April 30 – Conclusions, PAPER DUE