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'Injuns!': Native Americans in the Movies
The indispensable sage, fierce enemy, silent sidekick: the role of Native Americans in film has been largely confined to identities defined by the “white” perspective. Many studies have analyzed these simplistic stereotypes of Native American cultures in film, but few have looked beyond the Hollywood Western for further examples. Distinguished film scholar Edward Buscombe ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published October 2nd 2006 by Reaktion Books
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No in depth analysis of why the 'injun' image persists throughout American and European history. This book is more of a chronicle of the Indian as portrayed in American and European art and film. This book was incredibly disappointing as I was looking for a harder read but if someone is only looking for a summary of Indians in film or perhaps a filmography, this is where to start.