Tag Archives: Stereotypes

National Freedom Day

National Freedom Day brings a chance for all of us to remember that everyone is trying to live their lives the best they can and to help others along the way.

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Bringing Cultural Sensitivity to Halloween

Native Americans place deep meaning in their ceremonial dress, with each and every bead holding significance. Halloween costumes are often caricatures of Native American dress.

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“Drunken Indians”

Negative stereotypes about American Indians persist in our culture today largely due to misconceptions of Hollywood and media.

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“Going Indian”

Discussion of the phrase “going Indian” … how it is misunderstood and mindlessly stereotypes American Indian people

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Not a “Reel Injun”

A documentary called Reel Injun examines the effect that the movies have had in shaping the image of the Native American people.

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What Is An Indian? Stereotypes

This blog addresses stereotypes: what are they (definition), some typical stereotypes about Native people, the damage stereotyping causes and some ideas about how to refrain from stereotyping with an eye toward building better relationships.

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