America Ferrera Kicks Off Native American Heritage Month

Posted on November 1, 2010

The film Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian airs this Tuesday, November 2 on Independent Lens. Director Neil Diamond’s documentary explores the depiction of Natives on the big screen and television throughout modern cinema — from the noble savage, to the grinning right-hand man to the white hero, to recent inroads made in films by and about Natives people themselves. Watch this clip of Independent Lens host America Ferrera as she recognizes the film and Native American Heritage month. 


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