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Author Rollins, Peter.

Title Hollywood's Indian : the Portrayal of the Native American in Film
Edition Second edition
Published Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (266 pages)
Contents Cover; Hollywood's Indian; Title; Copyright; To Ray and Pat Browne-Pioneers in the study of the popular-culture images that shape our lives; Contents; Foreword WILCOMB E . WASHBURN; Acknowledgments; Introduction. The Study of Hollywood's Indian: Still on a Scholarly Frontier? PETER C . ROLLINS AND JOHN E . O'CONNOR; 1. Absurd Reality II: Hollywood Goes to the Indians TED JOJOLA; 2. The White Man's Indian: An Institutional Approach JOHN E. O'CONNOR; 3. The Indian of the North: Western Traditions and Finnish Indians HANNU SALMI
11. Deconstructing an American Myth: The Last of the Mohicans JEFFREY WALKER12. Playing Indian in the 1990s: Pocahontas and The Indian in the Cupboard PAULINE TURNER STRONG; 13. This Is What It Means to Say Smoke Signals: Native American Cultural Sovereignty AMANDA J. COBB; Bibliography. Western Films: The Context for Hollywood's Indian STEVEN MINTZ; Contributors; Index
4. Trapped in the History of Film: The Vanishing American MICHAEL J. RILEY5. The Representation of Conquest: John Ford and the Hollywood Indian (1939-1964) KEN NOLLEY; 6. Cultural Confusion: Broken Arrow FRANK MANCHEL; 7. The Hollywood Indian versus Native Americans: Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here JAMES A . SANDOS AND LARRY E . BURGESS; 8. Native Americans in a Revisionist Western: Little Big Man MARGO KASDAN AND SUSAN TAVERNETTI; 9. Driving the Red Road: Powwow Highway ERIC GARY ANDERSON; 10. "Going Indian": Dances With Wolves ROBERT BAIRD
Summary Offering both in-depth analyses of specific films and overviews of the industry's output, Hollywood's Indian provides insightful characterizations of the depiction of the Native Americans in film. This updated edition includes a new chapter on Smoke Signals, the groundbreaking independent film written by Sherman Alexie and directed by Chris Eyre. Taken as a whole the essays explore the many ways in which these portrayals have made an impact on our collective cultural life
Notes Print version record
Subject Indians in motion pictures.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813131650 (electronic bk.)
0813137950 (electronic bk.)
9780813131658 (electronic bk.)
9780813137957 (electronic bk.)