Nor did it happen in this case. Here's how I responded to Misatim:
>> Sorry Rob, He does look Indian, just not the stereotype. <<
I'd say he looks much more like a Caucasian than one of the hundreds or thousands of Indians I know.
>> Only in the U.S. did they make a law that you have to be their Idea of Indian <<
Yes, right. I've been arguing against the stereotypical look of the full-blooded Indian for almost 20 years now, you know.
>> Just like not all Caucasians are Blue eye and Blond hair, either do we <<
Yes, I understood that back in 1990 or thereabouts, when I started on this path. Here's one of perhaps hundreds of postings I could find on the subject:
"RACE: Are We So Different?"
Meanwhile, did you read the part where I said Depp doesn't know Native cultures from the inside out? I doubt he knows much about his Eastern Cherokee heritage, and I really doubt he knows much about Tonto's Apache heritage. Since this point was central to my argument, you may want to consider it.
>> It's ok, I still love ya! <<
P.S. Let's also recall Melvin Martin's comment in Johnny Depp to Redefine Tonto?
For more on the subject, see The Best Indian Movies.
Below: "I'm as Indian as Taylor Lautner is, so I'm cool."