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American Indians in Cinema: Portrayals and Participation, Onscreen and Behind the Scenes
presented by Seattle-based scholar Lance Rhoades.
The public image of American Indians has been more defined by movies than that of any other people in history. When one considers that as many as twenty-five percent of all films made between 1900 and 1950 were Westerns – which frequently represented American Indians as violent obstacles to progress – the lingering implications… Show more
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