Essay about Analysis Of The Movie ' Spaghetti Westerns '
describe the Native American Indians. The so called “Spaghetti Westerns” were constantly
painting these “savages” as less than human. Even John Wayne, who perhaps had more
respect than most for Native Americans, still portrayed them in a negative connotation. One of
Wayne’s most popular movies, McClintock, has the American Indians stating a party was fun
but “no whiskey, so we go home.” This movie was the norm not the exception; time after time
the Native American Indians have had to overcome these derogatory and humiliating
stereotypes to take back their story for their generation and the next.
Perhaps, the most difficult stereotype to break is the image of the ignorant Native American
Indian. However, they have been shattering that image. One of the most provocative and
enlightening ways, they have accomplished that is through their art. They have shown their true
genius by using satire in their art work to illustrate their truth. Colleen Lloyd illustrated this
through her picture, HOMELAND SECURITY FIGHTING TERRORISM SINCE 1492. Lloyd drew
Geronimo standing with Apache Warriors, to connect the past to the current situation the
United States is in; leading the viewer to understand that…