LAST REAL INDIANS

My high school is doing a production of Peter Pan and I know that it features offensive characterizations of Natives. I was wondering what your viewpoint is on this subject and possibly this play itself. Is there anything that we could do that you would consider as possibly more respectful? I am not a part of the production nor am I Native but I don't want to be another individual that doesn't speak out against oppression. I would really appreciate any advice you have to give.

Asked by
thefinnisheducationsystem

Peter Pan portrays Natives as stereotypical caricatures. It is patently offensive. Perhaps if informed Natives were involved in a rewrite they could fix it but it’s so far gone I don’t know if it would work even then.

Do you find it rude to ask what someone's blood quantum is?

Asked by
Anonymous

I guess some of us are used to it and when you have more blood it’s not a big deal when someone asks, but remember just like anything else if you don’t want to answer a question, you don’t have to and if you feel like someone is being rude or offensive, tell them.

Another aerial shot of #PeoplesClimate March NYC

Another aerial shot of #PeoplesClimate March NYC

Oren Lyons and Mark Ruffalo #peopleclimate walking for change

Oren Lyons and Mark Ruffalo #peopleclimate walking for change

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From the People’s Climate March. Winona LaDuke top right, Dallas Goldtooth in the middle pic, Frank Waln, Renee Holt and Crystal Lameman in the bottom pic.

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