TRAD 101 Notes January 28th

TRAD 101 Notes January 28th - TRAD 101 Many Nations of...

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TRAD 101 Many Nations of Native America Notes January 28 th Preconceptions and Stereotypes Misrepresentation of American Indians Uniformed Mistakes… OR Intentional misrepresentations that fuel political agendas? Negative images vs. positive images Often tell us more about the person using the stereotype than anything else. -1493 Woodcut. Columbus’ first letter published in Italy Exotic plant life on Indian side. Also little clothing on people Water splitting between them Crown worn on other side. German woodcut ca. 1505 “the people and island” Men have beards Chewing of arms -Jan van der street ca. 1575 Discovery of America Naked virigin woman Virgin Wilderness Beasts walking in background Monkey like climbing a tree -John White -A weroan or Great Lorde of Virginia III Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868-1952) Photograpghed as many Indian people as he could Never smiling Always looking off distance Not a single one wearing modern clothing -Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Show -The Wild West Indian Races
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course TRAD 101 taught by Professor Weiner during the Spring '08 term at Arizona.

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