Tag Archives: Stereotypes
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.
Negative stereotypes about American Indians persist in our culture today largely due to misconceptions of Hollywood and media.
Discussion of the phrase “going Indian” … how it is misunderstood and mindlessly stereotypes American Indian people
A documentary called Reel Injun examines the effect that the movies have had in shaping the image of the Native American people.
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.