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Hollywood's Indian

The Portrayal of the Native American in Film

Edited by Peter C. Rollins and John E. O'Connor

Published by: The University Press of Kentucky

Imprint: The University Press of Kentucky

264 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.00 in, photos

  • Paperback
  • 9780813190778
  • Published: December 2003



Offering both in-depth analyses of specific films and overviews of the industry's output, Hollywood's Indian provides insightful characterizations of the depiction of the Native Americans in film. This updated edition includes a new chapter on Smoke Signals, the groundbreaking independent film written by Sherman Alexie and directed by Chris Eyre. Taken as a whole the essays explore the many ways in which these portrayals have made an impact on our collective cultural life.