Hoffman, Elizabeth DeLaney.

American Indians and Popular Culture. - Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2012. - 1 online resource (809 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Volume 1: Media, Sports, and Politics; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Portrayals of American Indians in Early Radio; 2. American Indians in Silent Film, 1894-1929; 3. Writing Indian Stereotypes: The Role of the Screenplay in American Westerns; 4. Elvis as Indian in Film and Life; 5. Cries with Indians: "Going Indian" with the Ecological Indian from Rousseau to Avatar; 6. American Indian Feature Filmmakers and Popular Culture; 7. "It's a Good Day to Be Indigenous": Sherman Alexie's Films; 8. Boarding and Residential School Experiences in Film 9. Ubiquitous American Indian Stereotypes in Television10. American Indians in Print Advertising since 1890; 11. The Continuing Hunt for Willie Boy, 1909-2009; 12. Jackpot! Marketing the American Indian Casino; 13. How Kennewick Man and Media Constructs Frame Indian Identity; 14. Will Electronic Media Be the Death or Rebirth of Endangered American Indian Languages?; 15. Native People in American Mythology and Popular Culture; 16. American Indian Sports: A Historical Overview; 17. How Boarding School Basketball Became Indian Basketball 18. American Indian Imagery in Sport and the Public Imagination19. Sacagawea: Super Hero, Super Woman, Super Myth; 20. Mardi Gras Indians: Spiritualism or Indian Stereotype?; 21. Indians in the Military; 22. The American Indian Movement in Popular Culture; 23. Seneca Resistance: Surviving the Kinzua Dam; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; About the Editor and Contributors; Volume 2: Literature, Arts, and Resistance; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Anticipating the Renaissance: Cogewea and Trends in Modern American Indian Literature 2. Leslie Marmon Silko: Mapping Radical Histories and Futures3. Windigo Cars and High-Stakes Gambling in the Novels of Louise Erdrich; 4. Sherman Alexie and Popular Culture: Magic in the Mix; 5. The Curious Case of Asa Carter and The Education of Little Tree; 6. The "Savage" Sublime in Novels by A. A. Carr and Joseph Boyden; 7. Twilight: A Worldwide Pop Phenomenon with a Quileute Slant; 8. Alaska Native Writers and the Power of Stories; 9. MacGyvering Pop Culture: Blending Traditions in Canada; 10. "This is the world without end": American Indian Poetry from 1980-2010 11. Writing the Rez: Popular Obsessions in the Works of Eric Gansworth12. Art, Authenticity, and Identity at Santa Fe Indian Market; 13. Leap of Faith: Contemporary American Indian Art and American Visual Culture; 14. Indigenous Architecture; 15. American Indians in Post-World War II Popular Music; 16. Rez Riddims: Reggae and American Indians; 17. Notions of Indianness and Contemporary Native Dance; 18. Powwows; 19. Powwow Dance; 20. Adaptation as Tradition: Southwestern Indians and Pop Culture; 21. Living in Vitrines: Museum Treatments of American Indians 22. Where Are the Blankets? Where Is the Pottery? The Institute of American Indian Arts Nears Fifty

Americans are still fascinated by the romantic notion of the ""noble savage,"" yet know little about the real Native peoples of North America. This two-volume work seeks to remedy that by examining stereotypes and celebrating the true cultures of American Indians today.

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Ethnic attitudes -- United States.
Indians in popular culture -- United States.
Indians of North America -- Public opinion.
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs.
Public opinion -- United States.
Stereotypes (Social psychology) -- United States.
United States -- Civilization -- Indian influences.
United States -- Ethnic relations.


Electronic books.

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