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Dressing in feathers : the construction of the Indian in American popular culture

Author: S Elizabeth Bird
Publisher: Boulder, CO ; Oxford [U.K.] : Westview Press, 1996.
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"One hundred members of NatChat, an electronic mail discussion group concerned with Native American issues, responded to the recent Disney release Pocahontas by calling on parents to boycott the movie, citing its historical inaccuracies and saying that "Disney has let us down in a cruel, irresponsible manner." Their anger was rooted in the fact that, although Disney claimed that the film's portrayal of American  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dressing in feathers.
Boulder, CO : Westview Press, 1996
(OCoLC)605386628
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S Elizabeth Bird
ISBN: 0813326664 9780813326665 0813326672 9780813326672
OCLC Number: 34245866
Description: xi, 321 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of figures --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction: constructing the Indian, 1830s-1990s / S. Elizabeth Bird --
The First but not the last of the "vanishing Indians": Edwin Forrest and mythic re-creations of the native population / Sally L. Jones --
The Narratives of Sitting Bull's surrender: Bailey, Dix & Mead's photographic western / Frank Goodyear --
Reduced to images: American Indians in nineteenth-century advertising / Jeffrey Steele --
"Hudson's Bay Company Indians": images of native pople and the Red River pageant, 1920 / Peter Geller --
Science and spectacle: Native American representation in early cinema / Alison Griffiths --
"There is madness in the air": the 1926 Haskell homecoming and popular representations of sports in federal Indian boarding schools / John Bloom --
Indigenous versus colonial discourse: alcohol and American Indian identity / Bonnie Duran --
"My grandmother was a Cherokee princess": representations of Indians in Southern history / Joel W. Martin --
Florida Seminoles and the marketing of the last frontier / Jay Mechling --
Segregated stories: the colonial contours of the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument / C. Richard King --
A War of words: how news frames define legitimacy in a native conflict / Cynthia-Lou Coleman --
Going Indian: discovery, adoption, and renaming toward a "true American" from Deerslayer to Dances with wolves / Robert Baird --
"Her beautiful savage": the current sexual image of the Native American male / Peter van Lent --
Cultural heritage in Northern exposure / Annette M. Taylor. Not my fantasy: the persistence of Indian imagery in Dr. Quinn, medicine woman / S. Elizabeth Bird --
Moo Mesa: some thoughts on stereotypes and image appropriation / Theodore S. Jojola --
What does one look like? / Debra L. Merskin --
Bibliography --
About the book --
About the contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by S. Elizabeth Bird.
Local System Bib Number:
90226

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"One hundred members of NatChat, an electronic mail discussion group concerned with Native American issues, responded to the recent Disney release Pocahontas by calling on parents to boycott the  Read more...
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