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Dr. Lisa Neuman will introduce the field of Native American studies and talk about some demographics of the tribes, regional differences and similarities across the U.S., with special attention to the Wabanaki tribes of Maine. In addition, we will consider how Native Americans are perceived and represented in the media and popular culture. The class will be interactive, and there will be many chances to ask questions.
Wabanaki Map by Steve Bicknell, Courtesy of the Anthropology Department, University of Maine, Orono
 Map by Steve Bicknell, Courtesy of the Anthropology Department, University of Maine, Orono

Presenter: Dr. Lisa K. Neuman
Dr. Neuman has 25 years of university teaching experience and has taught anthropology and Native American studies at North Carolina State University, Avila College (Kansas City, MO), St. Norbert College (De Pere, WI), the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, and the University of Maine, where she has worked for 17 years. Lisa is currently Associate Professor of Anthropology and Native American Studies at UMaine, and her research specialties are the history of Native American education, Native American art, stereotypes and representations of Indigenous peoples, the politics of Native American identity, tribal sovereignty, and 3D printing for cultural preservation. She currently teaches courses in Native American studies, anthropological theory, anthropology and film, sex and gender in cross-cultural perspective, and is developing a new course about the relationship between animals and humans in different cultures.

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Native American Studies 101 
N/A  N/A  03/08/2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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