Voiceless Natives in 1950s Hollywood: An Interrogation of Broken Arrow

The Indian woman in Broken Arrow (1950) represents a key example of dominant culture failing to show the Other with agency. When talking about race and women in Hollywood movies, one must always ask whose side is being advanced and who has the agency. Even if a depiction of a woman seems positive, she may … Read moreVoiceless Natives in 1950s Hollywood: An Interrogation of Broken Arrow