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Depp's Tonto 'A Major Setback for the Native American Image,' Says Expert
In a new interview with NPR , Johnny Depp, who plays Tonto in Disney's The Lone Ranger (in theaters today) further muddies his possible Native ancestry...
The Unforgiving: Ten Savage Disses of 'The Lone Ranger'
The Lone Ranger , starring Johnny Depp as Tonto, opens tomorrow. It has been, quite easily, the most debated piece of entertainment in Indian country for the past year...
'Lone Ranger' Premiere, Part III: Debauchery, Cleavage and Good Works
This is the third and final installment of Simon Moya-Smith's reports from the Lone Ranger premiere at Disneyland in Anaheim, California...
'Lone Ranger' Premiere, Part II: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer and a Mystery Woman
This is the second part of Simon Moya-Smith's coverage of the Lone Ranger premiere held at Disneyland on Saturday, June 22...
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...
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