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A Native at the 'Lone Ranger' Premiere, Part I: Jerry Bruckheimer and the Mosh Pit
Late last week we received an unexpected call from our New York-based correspondent Simon Moya-Smith: He had obtained press credentials for the $1,000-a-ticket gala premiere of The...
Depp to Native Youth: 'You're Still Warriors, Man'
And so the magazine-cover onslaught is underway. Expect to see Johnny Depp's Tonto-fied face (and bird-ified crown) all over your local newsstand—today, it's Rolling Stone ...
The Onion Skewers 'The Lone Ranger'
Satirical website The Onion took aim at Johnny Depp's portrayal of Tonto in The Lone Ranger yesterday, wryly lauding both the actor's choices and the notion that the less-than-auth...
Marisa Quinn Says Johnny Depp Trying to Do Good with Tonto
Actress Marisa Quinn knows what it takes to land a role. The Brown University graduate’s rich résumé includes the stage and screen as well as numerous TV spots...
Disney Exploiting Confusion About Whether Depp Has Indian Blood
As The Lone Ranger heads for the big screen this summer, many Native Americans are questioning Disney’s campaign to court their approval...
Sonny Skyhawk on Johnny Depp, Disney, Indian Stereotypes and White Film Indians
Gale Courey Toensing
Sonny Skyhawk (Sicangu Lakota) is a veteran Hollywood actor, author of Indian Country Today Media Network’s “Ask N NDN," and founder of American Indians in Film and Television...
Armie Hammer: Tonto Similar to Edward Scissorhands
Actor Armie Hammer, who plays the Lone Ranger in the upcoming Disney movie of the same name, was recently promoting the film in Australia...
Disney Store Offers Tonto Halloween Costume
For those pondering the meaning to Indian country of Johnny Depp's portrayal of Tonto in The Lone Ranger , an item of interest has shown up in the Disney Store: the Tonto Costume f...
'Lone Ranger': New Character Posters Released
This week Disney has been releasing new character posters for this summer’s blockbuster The Lone Ranger ...
Natives in Paris: Meet the Bareback Riders Keeping it Real for Disney
"I was two when I came Disney France with my father, who was playing Sitting Bull’s role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show," recalls Timothy Reevis, originally from Browning, Montan...
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