- Explores the experiences, perspectives, and status of American Indian women in historical and contemporary contexts. Examines representations of Indigenous women in mainstream culture. Emphasizes the agency of American Indian women-their persistence, creativity, and activism, especially in maintaining Indigenous traditions. Recommended prerequisite: ETHN 1023 or ETHN 2001 or WGST 2000 or WGST 2600. Same as WGST 3210.