Frances V. Rains


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B.S., Elementary Education/American Indian Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1978; M.S., Elementary Education/Mathematics, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1987; Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction/Curriculum Theory/Multicultural Education-Elementary Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1995.

Expertise: Native American studies, history, women's studies

Interests: Indigenous knowledge;decolonization;Native women;historical/contemporary Indigenous sustainability;Native history before/after Columbus; U.S. history; critical race theory; women of color; race/class/gender issues; ethics and qualitative research methods

Contact Information

Office
Sem II C-4104
Phone
(360) 867-6086
Email
rainsf

Current, Recent, and Upcoming Offerings

Year Offering
2015-16 Contemporary Native American Art in Cultural and Historical Contexts
Fall
2015-16 Out of the Shadows: Women of Color in the Era of Civil Rights
Winter
2015-16 Out of the Shadows: Women of Color in the Era of Civil Rights
Spring
2014-15 Even When Erased, We Exist: Native American Women Standing Strong for Justice
Fall
2014-15 Reality Check: Indian Images and [Mis]Representations
Winter
2013-14 Asian/American: Japanese Americans in the Pacific Northwest
Fall
2013-14 Cornerstone: Foundations for Success
Spring
2013-14 Cornerstone: Foundations for Success
Winter
2013-14 Health Inequity: Telling the Story and Changing It
Fall, Winter and Spring
2012-13 Even When Erased, We Exist: Native American Women Standing Strong for Justice
Fall
2012-13 Reading Between the Lines: U.S. Women of Color in the 20th Century
Spring
2012-13 Reality Check: Indian Images and [Mis]Representations
Winter