College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies

Jeanette Weaskus, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Plateau Center for American Indian Studies

International Writing Prize

Jeanette has taught such courses as CES 171 (Introduction to Indigenous Studies), CES 373 (Native American Literature), CES 377 (Native Peoples of North America), CES 378 (Contemporary Native Peoples of America), and CES 379 (Indigenous Film).

Research Interests

Her primary research/interest areas include: American Indian English, specifically the holy rhetorics as used for ceremonial purposes and within Native religions; Plateau Indian tribal mythologies and oral traditions; and finally powwow research to discover the when and the how powows became the inter-tribal culture that it is today.

Contact Dr. Weaskus
Cleveland Hall 23C

Course Materials

Past Courses


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