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Sun Dec 20, 2015, 11:33 AM

Native Americans Launch New Video Against ‘Hollywood Indians’

Native Americans Launch New Video Against ‘Hollywood Indians’
Published 19 December 2015

Native Americans counter stereotypes and reclaim pride and dignity in what it means to be Native.


A Native American art group launched a new video that takes pride in Indigenous culture and identity as a rebuttal to a controversial Adam Sandlers movie that stereotyped Native Americans earlier this year.




The video, created by Survival of the First Voices Festival, was inspired by a group of Native Americans--including the cultural advisor---that in April this year walked off the set of an Adam Sandlers movie they say was denigrating and racist.

Four of the actors appear in the video, intended to reclaim pride and dignity in what it means to be Native American.

“In the video, there is no bashing of Sandler or the movie's production team. Instead it highlights our important request: Respect our culture, respect our dignity--because our people, our traditions, and our history are beautiful and sacred,” Native actress and co-founder of the art group Allie Young told Indian Country Today.

More:
http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Native-Americans-Launch-New-Video-Against-Hollywood-Indians-20151219-0004.html

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Dec 20, 2015, 12:04 PM

1. Fuck Adam Sandler. Fuck the dimwits who still go to his movies.

And ever more power to the voices of Native Americans.

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Response to Paladin (Reply #1)

Sun Dec 20, 2015, 01:13 PM

2. At least the "dimwits" are fewer in number than they used to be

We can be thankful for that.

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Response to Paladin (Reply #1)

Sun Dec 20, 2015, 01:46 PM

3. what you said....

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Dec 20, 2015, 07:00 PM

4. Good for them.

It looks like a terrible movie.

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