Tweet   While talking about stereotype has become rather boring, stereotypes themselves have not gone out of fashion, nor have they lost much of their ability to stand in for real people and real issues. Stereotypes fill films and literature, and allow their audience to quickly follow plots and conflicts

 REVIEW: “Shana: The Wolf’s Music”      Tweet   I attended the US premiere of “Shana: The Wolf’s Music,” and I don’t think I’ve ever looked at my watch that many times during a film. Not just because the pacing is uneven and ultimately draining, but the stereotypes are debilitating.

On Sovereignty   Tweet   Sovereignty is one of those terms we toss around without much thought. To be sure, sovereignty is an important word within contemporary American Indian discussions. The term itself draws from legal, cultural, political, and historical traditions, and these traditions are connected to both European as