Weekend Update #18: Myths and Missed Histories

June 6, 2009 by  
Filed under Culture

In this installment of Weekend Update, Russell Means talks of the continual perpetuation of false myths concerning Indians. From the static stereotypes put forth by Hollywood movies, to the ignored histories of abundance and disease-free living never mentioned by supposedly balanced documentaries or historians, Russell Means works to tell the untold stories. He speaks as well to Cortez’s darkness, and to the misrepresentation and outright, on-going oblivion of the American populace to the Indian people in this 14 minute video.

Weekend Update 18: Myths and Missed Histories from Russell Means on Vimeo.

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