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Native American

The History Department is a central component of UGA's Institute of Native American Studies (INAS). The INAS offers a host of interdisciplinary courses in the departments of anthropology, english, history, religion, and others that lead to a graduate certificate in Native American Studies. With students and faculty drawn from around the university, the INAS is the hub of a vibrant community. Each semester, the institute also hosts leading scholars from around the country, and it has sponsored several conferences, including the 2008 Native American/Indigenous Studies Conference.


Brooks is the recipient of numerous national awards for scholarly excellence. His 2002 "Triple-Crown" winning (Bancroft, Parkman, and Turner Prizes) Captives & Cousins: Slavery, Kinship and Community in the Southwest Borderlands focused on the traffic in women and children across the region as expressions of intercultural violence and…

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