'Injuns!': Native Americans in the Movies

'Injuns!': Native Americans in the Movies The indispensable sage, fierce enemy, silent sidekick the role of Native Americans in film has been largely confined to identities defined by the white perspective Many studies have analyzed these simplistic stereotypes of Native American cultures in film, but few have looked beyond the Hollywoo

Indian Horse

Indian Horse Saul Indian Horse has hit bottom His last binge almost killed him, and now he s a reluctant resident in a treatment centre for alcoholics, surrounded by people he s sure will never understand him But Saul wants peace, and he grudgingly comes to see that he ll find it only through telling his story

Whereas

Whereas The astonishing, powerful debut by the winner of a 2016 Whiting Writers AwardWHEREAS her birth signaled the responsibility as mother to teach what it is to be Lakota therein the question What did I know about being Lakota Signaled panic, blood rush my embarrassment What did I know of our languag

The Conquest of New Spain

The Conquest of New Spain Vivid and absorbing, this is a first person account of one of the most startling military episodes in history the overthrow of Montezuma s Aztec empire by the ruthless Hernan Cortes and his band of adventurers Bernal D az del Castillo, himself a soldier under Cortes, presents a fascinatingly detai

Indians in Unexpected Places

Indians in Unexpected Places Despite the passage of time, our vision of Native Americans remains locked up within powerful stereotypes That s why some images of Indians can be so unexpected and disorienting What is Geronimo doing sitting in a Cadillac Why is an Indian woman in beaded buckskin sitting under a salon hairdryer