January 24, 2016
Terese Mailhot

The problem with white saviors isn’t necessarily that they’re paternalistic, or dumb, it’s mostly that they aren’t dependable. Where is my white savior when I want a jar opened?

January 21, 2016
Alvin Manitopyes

The Revenant is not for the faint hearted as the bloody and brutal violence constantly spews across the big screen like a horrific nightmare. The ambience of the opening scene is cloudy and dark, giving viewers a sense of eeriness, stirring up feelings of terror and suspense.

January 19, 2016
Alex Jacobs

The Revenant is a film that revamps American mythology. There’s an expediency and urgency as it’s photographed in panoramic long seemingly one shot takes. It couldn’t be done on film, had to be digital.

January 16, 2016
Bayard Johnson

During the 20 years that Russell Means and I were writing partners, from 1992 to 2012, Hollywood made several movies that misrepresented American Indians and their cultures in insulting ways.

January 14, 2016
Leo Killsback

Leonardo DiCaprio’s acceptance speech at the Golden Globe Awards revealed that his dedication to The Revenant went beyond the screen.

December 30, 2015
Steve Russell

The Rag started in 1966 in reaction to the election of John Economidy to edit The Daily Texan, the

October 15, 2015
Charles Kader

The vital signs of the Native mass media in 2015 reflect an ongoing progression overall.

July 07, 2015
Charles Kader

The area in the vicinity of the Akwesasne Mohawk Territory has been in the news yet again.

July 03, 2015
Terese Marie Mailhot

In Defense of Pocahontas: Disney’s Most Radical Heroine,” written by Sophie Gilbert and published by The

July 01, 2015
David Shorter

I’m not an Indian. It’s okay.

May 24, 2015
André Cramblit

Another blip on the otherwise bland radar of white middle class Eurocentric sensationalist information, that is really pabulum for the masses, and passes for news was recently seen.

May 08, 2015
Stanley Heller

Connecticut activists working on the mascot issue need some suggestions about movies or other cultural events we could use to educate about Indian nations. There’s been some small progress in Connecticut in getting rid of Indian mascots, but not enough.

May 01, 2015
Amalia Rubin

Adam Sandler, I am a Jew. Although we don’t share the same taste in comedy, I had always loved that you put Jews out there. You made us visible.

April 07, 2015
Julianne Jennings

Toni Scott is an American and a citizen of the Muscogee Creek Nation. She also descends from African and European ancestry.