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Hollywood Indians

Tonto: A Misguided Friend of the Indian

Chris Eyre | Posted 09.09.2013 | Entertainment
Chris Eyre

Since the beginning of the moving image, Hollywood has created and appropriated its very own image of Native America that was always made by non-Native Americans for their own political point of view towards the masses. Well, how do Native people feel about the new The Lone Ranger, you ask?

Hollywood Indians

Jay Tavare | Posted 07.18.2011 | Entertainment
Jay Tavare

In early films, we Indians were depicted as nothing more than bronze, half-clothed savages, sporting stereotypical double braids, screaming as we got shot off horses. Hollywood's portrayals are responsible for the shallow perception most folks have of our people.