August 04, 2008
Plains chief at Stonetown
In a Saturday Night Live skit that aired in October 2007, Seth Rogen played the founder of Stonetown, a rival to Jamestown. The local Indians supposedly gave the colonists marijuana, not tobacco, and everyone got stoned. When an Indian appeared to delivery Indian takeout food, he was a stereotypical Plains chief.
Not a big deal, but a typical example of how the mainstream views Indians. To most people, every Indian is a Plains chief or brave.
Comment: For more on the subject, see The Basic Indian Stereotypes.