Informal Economies, Planning and Design
Learn From the Land.
THIS IS A GREAT PLACE FOR YOU TO LEARN ABOUT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.
This course provides an overview and develops an appreciation of Native American informal economies, planning, and design. In particular the course addresses issues of Navajo design and planning. Taught as a learning seminar, the course requires active participation. The aim is to elevate the study of Navajo art into applied community engagement practice. Focus will be given to issues such as community sustainability, resilience, and vibrant cultural identity through focused attention to the arts and informal economies, planning, and design. The course also provides a basic understanding of Navajo architectural history, planning principles, and approaches to the environment and its sustainability.
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