Matt Weinstock, Nov. 10, 1959
Many of them take a quiet delight in satirizing the phony characterization. Among these is Carl Gorman, technical illustrator at Douglas Aircraft's publications department in Lawndale. [Note: Gorman was the father of Native American artist R.C. Gorman -- lrh]. Gorman is also well known for his paintings of Indian life and Arizona desert scenes under his Navaho name, Kin-Ya-Onny-Beyeh.
It is frequently necessary for supervisors and coordinators to hold policy conferences, which may cancel or change work already done. Not long ago the brass had their heads together in spirited debate and the hired hands, watching from a distance, feared the worst in revised plans. One workman, Frank Terry, brightly suggested that maybe they were discussing a promotion list.
Carl went into his Indian act. "Much noise, much wind," he mocked solemnly, "but no rain."
For more on the subject, see The Best Indian Movies.
Below: Carl Gorman.