Indian Education for All Online Book Club Course
History of the Flathead Reservation
April 10 to June 4, 2017
This online Moodle course explores the history of the Flathead Reservation by exploring the following texts: In the Name of the Salish & Kootenai Nation: The 1855 Hell Gate Treaty and the Origin of the Flathead Indian Reservation by R. Bigard and C. Woodcock (1996), A Brief History of the Salish and Pend d’Oreille Tribes by the Salish-Pend d’Oreille Culture Committee. (2003), Salish People and the Lewis and Clark Expedition by the Salish-Pend d’Oreille Culture Committee and Elders Cultural Advisory Council (2005). Coming Back Slow: The Importance of Preserving Salish Indian Culture and Language.by Agnes Vanderburg (1995). Through the readings, participants will examine primary and secondary documents that inform the tribal history of the Flathead Reservation. Participants will utilize their critical analysis skills while using instructional strategies within the context of multicultural education. This course is divided into weekly “modules.” Participants will have one week, starting on Monday and ending on Sunday, to complete each consecutive module. The modules can be completed anytime within the scheduled week. This course will include weekly live chat sessions (days and times TBD). The course books are available to purchase or through your school or local library. Contact instructor for a copy of the syllabus.
Instructor: Sindie Kennedy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Registration fee: $155
Credit: 30 OPI Renewal Units or 2 Semester Credits. Please be advised, you will be responsible for the registration fee for the course ($155). The course will be offered for university semester credit. The fee for semester credit is IN ADDITION to the course registration fee. (NOTE: An invoice for course registration will be mailed or emailed to you during the first week of the course. Payment is expected upon receipt.)