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Navajo Immersion in Arizona

Term To Study: Summer 2020
Application Deadline: Nov 01, 2019
Program Starts: May 10, 2020
Program Ends: May 16, 2020
Program Category: One-Country
Link 1: Interview with Past Participants
Program Locations: Arizona
Contact Phone: 419-289-5870
Contact Name: Prof. Sharon See
Contact Email: ssee@ashland.edu
What is Included: Airfare from Ohio to Albuquerque, transportation in Arizona by van, six nights hotel accommodations-double occupancy, five breakfasts, cookout at youth center, tickets to events: Hiking at Canyon de Chelly, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Navajo Nation Museum. Three credit hour course is offered during the spring semester (of every other year on even years).
What is not Included: Trip cancellation and interruption insurance, meals not specified, and personal expenses. Background checks and immunizations as required by Tsehootsooi Medical Center ($10-150).
Estimated Costs: $1439
Documents: 
2020_navajo_nation_brochure.pdf
Program Description

This tour is open to all majors and is tied to HS380: Arizona Navajo Reservation Cultural Immersion, hybrid course, offered during the Spring 2020 semester. This course plus study tour is only offered on even years. Students will study Native American culture through an assigned text complemented by assigned readings, media, and discussion. The course will conclude with a weeklong immersion at the Navajo Reservation in the four corners region of Arizona. Students will have the opportunity to interact with Navajo people during observations at the Tsehootsooi Medical Center and in the local community. In addition, students will experience the breathtaking beauty of the canyons and red rocks characteristic to this area. The final project will be a CCI Narrative with journal entries prior, during, and after their experience on the reservation and will identify their status/progress on the cultural continuum. This course has been approved to count as a Course with Study Away within the CCI Requirement of the Core Curriculum.

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Population: 313847465
Capital: Washington, DC
Per-capita GDP: $ 49000
Size: 9826675 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 05:00 hours) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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