Articles for tag: American Indians, coeur d'alene, Sherman Alexie, Smoke Signals, Tonto

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Smoke Signals Movie Review

In 1998 the release of Smoke Signals represented a very small step for filmmakers but was a large step in the promotion of American Indians in film. Sherman Alexie wrote the screenplay and he based the screenplay off of stories from his book The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. As with any film ...

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Native American Coloring Pages

November is Native American month, and kids will be concentrating on learning about Indians in school. Younger kids will be exposed to simple, basic lessons about how Native Americans lived and what happened at the widely accepted story of Thanksgiving. Older kids will learn more about Native American lifeways, art, hunting techniques, and history. Talk ...

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The Origin of the Native American People

There are many answers to the question ‘Where did the Native Americans come from?’ in my personal opinion, the predominate scientific theory seems the most likely out of the three theories I present in this article. None of these answers to this question can be deemed technically ‘correct’ because none of these answers have been ...

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Smoke Signals: A Film About Personal and Cultural Histories

Smoke Signals was released on June 26, 1999 by Miramax Flims. It was hailed as a major success and great achievement in breaking through and overcoming many of the typical Indian stereotypes of the past. The film came as a milestone in terms of Native American representation. It portrays Native Americans as genuine people, showing ...