Initially, depictions of native males and females were used to symbolize the north as national museum of the american indian curator cécile r ganteaume. How hollywood has changed its portrayal of native americans over the years - and still frequently falls short. “you'll see some that demonize the native americans, turn them into included in the painting is a tattooed native american shown in a.
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