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Posted: August 7, 2020

Native American Courses offered at CEC 2020-21

Here is a list of classes the APS Indian Education Department offers though the Career Enrichment Center for 2020-21 School Year.

Here is a flyer with information listed below:

Navajo History and Government (Session 1) is a .5 credit course offered in the Fall or Spring Semesters. This class studies evolution of Navajo Government from prehistory to today. We use the curriculum model developed by the Navajo Nation and will fulfill the Navajo Government requirement for the Chief Manuelito Scholarship.

Native American Leadership (Session 1) is a 1.5 credit per semester elective course open to all grades. This course is designed to give students an opportunity to develop leadership skills through organizing and implementing Native American community events. Major themes are storytelling, food sales, community events, and performing arts.

Native American Economics (Session 2) is a .5 credit course offered in the Fall that satisfies the New Mexico State Economics graduation requirement. This class covers Economics from the Native American perspective.

Native American Government (Session 2) is a .5 credit course offered in the Spring that satisfies the New Mexico State Government graduation requirement. This class covers Government from the Native American perspective.

Native American Studies 1 (Session 2) is a 1 elective credit Junior and Senior level course, offered in the Fall semester. It is designed to give students a general survey of Native American history and culture of many tribes from across the nation.

Native American Studies 2 (Session 2) is a 1 elective credit Junior and Senior level course, offered in the Spring semester. It is designed to research past and present issues confronting Native American including colonization, language, identity, resource development and self-determination.