Assignment Four/Native Americans or Gays and Lesbians/4-5 pages/40 points
Assignment 4A - Choose a film that contains a role/roles for Native Americans and watch it.
- Identify the name of the film, the director of the film, and the year the film was made.
- Briefly explain the plot of the film.
- What is the function of the Native American character in the film?
- Is the character part of the main plot or just peripheral?
- Analyze the film for themes and messages about the role of Native Americans in American society.
- Are there stereotypes in the film?
- Are the messages concerning Native Americans positive or negative?
- Are there overt messages concerning the role of Native Americans?
- Are there hidden messages?
Support your analysis with examples of taken directly from the film (such as an explanation of a scene or dialogue).