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    Shengnan Zhang A91082882 TDGE11 Julie Burelle TA: Melissa Minnifee December 7, 2014 Finding the True Nature of “The Imaginary Indians” There are always something called stereotypes that deeply rooted in people’s mind and widely accepted by the majority of people through the long history of human civilization and development. Even in the field of cinema and films, stereotypes for different group of people or different races are formed as time goes by. According to Daniel Francis, the mainstream cinema

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    Asian Indians What are the common stereotypes about this group? How did this stereotype originate? There are different stereotypes about the Asian Indians. These stereotypes are originated when interact with the Asian Indians. They observe their living style or when they meet them in different places like universities, school, colleges, restaurants and hotels. There are some good as well as bad stereotypes are famous about the Asian Indians. Some common stereotypes of the Americans about the Asian

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    Indians are the group of people who receive a lot of stereotypes in Thailand. Ranging from public places like shopping centers, parties house, hall way, to university campus, we can notice that many Thai people try to avoid staying close to or interact with Indians. One of the stereotype Thai people have toward Indians include viewing Indians as a snake charmer, which give images of ancient and exotic group of people. There is a famous joke in Thai circles that, "If a snake and an Indian come after

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    Indian Stereotypes

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    prove by certification that they belong to a tribe of the Indian Nation. The government has many rules and regulations to these people. Stereotypes: The ALs from the introduction of the European culture was introduced to alcohol. They did not understand it addictive means and destruction of their culture. There was no effort to control the amount of alcohol that they introduced to the Indians (Beauvais, F. (1998). The names given to Indians by the white man were Chief, Princesses, noble savage, renegade

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    The author of American Indians And The Mass Media refers to photographic images of Native Americans as imaginary because of the stereotypes that were given to the indigenous people when contact was made with them. When an average individual thinks of an indian the first image that comes to mind is that of a red skinned man wearing a war bonnet or having a mohawk smoking a peace pipe. This is because children of Americana have been fed false images of the indigenous people through sources like television

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    In fact, myths and stereotypes always exist among different races. In my opinion, these myths and stereotypes are formed by the culture differences, and our ignorance. People have conceived a lot of negative ideas about American Indians that they are mystical environmentalists or uneducated. Actually, this is a process of awareness. First, through movies, cartoon, people imagine about how the American Indians are. However, the director and producer of those movies just focus on making money through

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    marginalising the Cherokee Indians. In The Searchers the Cherokee Indians are portrayed as “childish savages”, who hunt and kill “innocent” family’s and people and are the antagonists of the movie. However the Westerners are portrayed as the heroes of the

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    I remember the first time someone asked me if my dad owned a gas station, “get it? ‘Cause you’re Indian,” Kids have been throwing Indian stereotypes at me since I was little, but I’ve never known exactly how to react. I’ve always felt it would be strange to snap back and defend myself indignantly since in actuality I’m not Indian at all. Both my parents are Mexican which makes these “jokes” funny, but in a very different way. After so many encounters like this I’ve learned how to explain and embrace

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    Untitled, Unmastered. In God and the Indian, Assistant Bishop King faces his haunted residential school past that feels realistic and effective because of his racial privilege, his economic superiority, and his sexism. Race is an obvious issue addressed in the Play as it is mentioned immediately in the title. the difference between the two characters is then established early when Johnny says, “it helps when you are the same race as God” (Taylor, 10). Soon after, it is discovered that the Indigenous

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    been discussed throughout this class, American Indians have endured a great deal of suffering since Anglo-Americans made contact with the Americas. This suffering, however, has not ended in modern times. American Indians are still treated unfairly in many ways and are also being reduced to several stereotypes. Such stereotypes include beliefs such as that the American Indians are drunkards, savages, promiscuous, lazy, and many others. These stereotypes can be seen in multiple mediums, including advertising

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