American Indian Religious Revivals and Resistance, 1607-1815
This course explores Indian religious movements and the important role they occupied as part of the resistance to European colonization. Sessions will focus on the Iroquois, Delaware, Shawnee, and Creek nativist movements in reaction to French, Dutch, English, and American intrusion. We will examine these movements in the context of social, economic, political, and military interactions.
Instructor: Dr. Christopher R. Versen is a former professor who is now a freelance historian. He worked with the Seminole Tribe of Florida to create Florida State University's class on Seminole history.
Suggested Reading: Alfred A. Cave, "Prophets of the Great Spirit: Native American Revitalization Movements in Eastern North America" (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006).
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