August 26, 2006

Stage and screen Indians

Coyote Goes HollywoodThe media--radio, television, film--is powerful. The messages dominate our thinking, particularly when the viewer has little or no opportunity for firsthand observation. How many Americans see "Indians" anywhere but on the screen? And either way, who is able to distinguish fact from fiction?Comment:  An old article (1997) but an important one. Essential reading for fans of this blog.

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