"Violence against Indigenous Women: Fun, Sexy, and No Big Deal on the Big Screen"


Washuta, Elissa. "Violence against Indigenous Women: Fun, Sexy, and No Big Deal on the Big Screen." Racialicious. 3 September 2014. 

Over and over, violence against indigenous women is made to titillate, built into narratives along with action, suspense, swashbuckling, and romance. Indigenous women become exotic props, and when we are identified with these dehumanized caricatures, it becomes easier to treat us inhumanely.

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