LASC 2 Critical Thinking Course added to Spring 2021 schedule

A second section of the LASC 2 Critical Thinking ANTH 100 “Debating Humankind” course has been added to the spring 2021 schedule. This section is fully online and asynchronous. This course explores critical thinking skills in relation to multicultural examples spanning time and space. Students will review and engage in a series of discussions, including among others, topics on race, […]

Drs. Gooding, Sando present at Railroads in Native America Conference

Dr. Erik Gooding and Dr. Paul Sando were both selected to present at the Railroads in Native America Conference in commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. The Conference was from Sept. 12-15, 2019, held in Omaha, NE. Conference sponsors included the Union Pacific Railroad, the National Park Service, the Union Pacific’s Council of Native […]

Gooding, Fox receive $100,000 Bush Foundation Cohort II Grant

Dr. Erik Gooding (Anthropology and Earth Science) and Guy Fox (MSUM class of 2007) representing the FM Crossroads Foundation, received a $100,000 Bush Foundation Cohort II Grant for their work with Indigenous arts and culture in the greater Fargo-Moorhead area. The FM Crossroads Foundation works with various educational organizations, non-profits, and local governments to address and educate the FM area […]

Anthropology and Earth Science research group visited Meskwaki Indian Settlement during spring break

During Spring Break, Dr. Erik Gooding, Anthropology and Earth Science, led his Meskwaki Ethnohistory Research Group to the Meskwaki Indian Settlement in East Central Iowa for four days of cultural and linguistic presentations. Students met with representatives from the Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative, the Tribal Historic Preservation Director, the Tribal GIS Department, the Language Preservation Department, and the Tribal Museum. […]