GEOG 4095 Lecture Notes - Plains Indians, Thomas Edison, Reel Injun

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Imagine you re at a coffee shop (to help people speak) Smarties activity - after you use all your smarties no more talking. Encourages listeners to talk more because free room. Two stories related to your learning of the history of colonization and relation to native. Indians often portrayed as spiritual, noble, and free. Thomas edison shot lms of native americans with dances of native americans. Pine ridge reservation genocide -- shot hundreds of aboriginals men, women, children. Movies in 30s native americans, similar to afr. To keep it simple for viewers kept all indians looking like plain indians. Not all plain indians wore headbands but made it easy to keep wigs on so became common. Indians in movie live in desserts of southwest. John wayne movies -- encourage stereotypes and excuse his behaviour that is very violent. Native americans portrayed in john wayne movies as getting in the way of the real american settling.

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