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CUSD Equity Lecture & Film Series

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

CUSD Equity Lecture and Film Series – Reel Injun: On the trail of the Hollywood Indian

Register to Attend: https://www.cusd80.com/Page/97054#calendar118551/20190228/event/699860

The Native American narrative is one that has been slanted in the larger culture through Hollywood depictions. In this film and post-discussion, we strive to highlight the impact of Hollywood distortion on the perception and livelihood of Native Americans. We seek to enhance the understanding of Native American people through their cultural lens in order to provide respectful content and discussions in our classrooms.

This 2009 documentary unravels the image of North American Natives in Hollywood films. It sheds light on how this has created a common image, or skewed image, of Native Americans. Many clips and interviews examine the influence of Hollywood western film and the cowboy-and-Indian myths and cultural stereotypes

Details

Date:
February 11
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

Chandler Unified School District
1525 W Frye Rd
Chandler, AZ 85224 United States
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