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Contents Acknowledgments Discussion of Terms Used Introduction Chapter 1: First Nations Voices on Hollywood "Indians" Selection of Participants Videotaped Clips Survey 1 Survey 2 Shoshone Survey Groups Interviews of First Nations Individuals Summary of Methodological Strengths and Weaknesses Chapter 2: It's All in the Label The Label Begins The Collective "Indian" Origins of the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly "Indian" Stereotypes Hollywood Picks Up the Stereotypes Overview of "Indian" Stereotypes in TV Science Fiction Chapter 3: Future "Indians," Past Stereotypes My Favorite Martian "Go West, Young Martian, Go West, Part II" Star Trek "The Paradise Syndrome" Star Trek: Voyager "Tattoo" First Nations Peoples' Assessment of Futuristic "Indian" Stereotypes Common Threads Chapter 4: Shoshones and Non-Shoshones Assess Quantum Leap "Freedom": A Special Showing Quantum Leap "Freedom" First Nations Peoples' Assessment of the Stereotypical Depictions of Shoshones in "Freedom" Shoshones' Take on the Stereotypical Depictions of Shoshones in "Freedom" Common Threads Chapter 5: Sky Spirits in Space: "Indian" Spirituality and the Small Screen The Adventures of Superman "Test of a Warrior" Star Trek: The Next Generation "Journey's End" Star Trek: Voyager "The Cloud" First Nations Peoples' Assessment of "Indian" Spirituality as Depicted in Science Fiction TV Shows Common Threads Chapter 6: Visions for the Future Analysis of Common Threads: Positive and Negative Comments on Stereotypical Depictions of "Indians" in the Science Fiction TV Episodes Participant Reactions While Viewing the Episodes Common Threads in the Star Trek Universe Common Threads in "Indian" Spirituality Other Common Threads The Depiction of Shoshones on Quantum Leap "Freedom" What First Nations Peoples Would Like to See Conclusion and Epilogue Epilogue Appendix A: Survey 1 Form: Stereotyping Indigenous Peoples in Science Fiction TV Shows Appendix B: Shoshone Survey Form: Stereotyping Indigenous Peoples in Science Fiction TV Shows Appendix C: Survey 2 Form: "American Indian" Religions and Spirituality Stereotyping in Science Fiction TV Shows Appendix D: Interview Questions for Focus Group Appendix E: Categorizing the Comments Appendix F: Common Threads: Positive and Negative Comments on Stereotypical Depictions of "Indians" in the Episodes Notes Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Indians on television.
Science fiction television programs -- United States.