A place to study and consider images that are--or are MEANT to be--of American Indians. That is, ANIMALS or NON-INDIANS, playing Indian. Dressing up like Indians. With the occasional 'real' Indian, misrepresented.
Friday, April 27, 2007
This is an illustration done by the Walt Disney Studio. It appears in Peter Pan and Wendy, "A Golden Book" published in 1952.
Throughout the Disney film and the books, Natives are called "red Indians." Can you guess what sound the characters shown here are making?
2014: M.Ed, Library & Info Science, San Jose State;
2001: PhD, Educ, Univ of Illinois;
1988: M.Ed, School Admin, Univ of Oklahoma;
1983, BS, Elem Educ, Univ of NM;
I am tribally enrolled at Nambe Pueblo in northern New Mexico. I'm from the Upper Village (Yates family).