- 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: WGST 2000 or WGST 2600 or ETHN 2001 or ETHN 1023. Same as ETHN 3213.