Montana State University

NASX 530-801: Federal Indian Law and Policy

Online
Jan 14-May 08, 2015
Credit: 3 graduate
Cost: $835.50
Instructor(s): Tarissa Spoonhunter

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Course Description:

Earn an on-line NAS Graduate Certificate http://eu.montana.edu/online/degrees/NatAm.htm

This course will cover some of the most important issues affecting American Indian lives and livelihoods, the histories of these issues from a legal perspective, and the generations of actors who have pursued and continue to pursue resolution of these issues through legal, legislative, and other means.

Meeting Place and Times:

Online-co-convenes with NASX 476

Instructor(s):

Tarissa Spoonhunter.
Tarissa Spoonhunter is an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho and Blackfeet tribes and received her doctoral degree in American Indian Studies from the University of Arizona. In Arapaho, she is also known as “That Woman with an Eagle Plume.” She enjoys singing and dancing on the powwow trails throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Prerequisites

Bachelor’s degree

Time Commitment:

10-12 hours per week. If you are unfamiliar with this field of study and/or method of delivery, you may require more time.

Tuition and Fees

 Tuition$799.50
 Program Fee $25.50
 Computer Fee$10.50
 Total$835.50

The cost of the course assumes that you are taking only MSU Extended University courses during the semester that the course is offered. If you also registered for courses through the MSU Registrar, other costs may apply.

Fees:

  • a $3.35 per credit hour computer fee
  • a $30 registration fee per student per semester

A $40 late fee will be assessed if payment is not posted to your account by 3 pm (Mountain Time) of the course start date (or the business day before if the course starts on a weekend or a holiday).

To learn more about costs, please see the University Business Services' Student Accounts Web page.

Required Books/Materials:

  • Cases and Materials on Federal Indian Law
    Edition: 6th Edition, 2011
    Author(s): Getches, David H., Charles Wilkinson, Robert Williams, Jr., and Matthew Fletcher.
    Publisher: West, St. Paul
    ISBN: 0314200371
    Price new: around $200 (used, from around $100)
    This book can be purchased on http://www.Amazon.com
  • Indian Law Stories
    Edition: 1st, 2010
    Author(s): Goldberg, Carole E., Kevin K. Washburn, and Philip P. Frickey
    Publisher: Foundation Press, Eagan, MN
    ISBN: 1599417294
    Price new: $40
    This book can be purchased on http://www.Amazon.com
  • Unearthing Indian Land: Living With the Legacies of Allotment
    Edition: 1st, 2008
    Author(s): Ruppel, Kristin T.
    Publisher: The University of Arizona Press, Tucson
    ISBN: 0816527113
    Price new: $30
    This book can be purchased on http://www.Amazon.com

Computer Requirements:

  • Computer running Windows XP Service Pack 3 or newer or Mac OS X.5 (Leopard) or higher
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Internet access

For More Information:

For course information: Tarissa Spoonhunter, tspoon@email.arizona.edu Registration Questions: Extended University, Office of Continuing Education, (406) 994-6683, toll free (866)540-5660, ContinuingEd@montana.edu

There is a minimum enrollment for this course and if not met, the course may be cancelled and fees fully refunded. For complete information on administrative polices http://eu.montana.edu/credit/policy.htm

How to Register:

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