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Tribal TelevisionsViewing Native People in Sitcoms$
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Dustin Tahmahkera

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9781469618685

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618685.001.0001

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Decolonized Viewing, Decolonizing Views

Decolonized Viewing, Decolonizing Views

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(p.1) Introduction Decolonized Viewing, Decolonizing Views
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Tribal Televisions
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Dustin Tahmahkera

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618685.003.0006

This introductory chapter explains the representational adjustments and readjustments of indigenous people in popular culture. It focuses on North American sitcoms such as I Love Lucy and Moose TV, providing a critical analysis of indigeneity and interculturality between the indigenous and settler. The chapter also discusses several approaches to interpreting representations of indigeneity in sitcoms and textual examples that reveal sitcoms' homogeneous-heterogeneous and hierarchical-nonhierarchical visions of indigeneity. The intertextual heritage in sitcom producers and their representations on and against televisual, cultural, and political landscapes are also described.

Keywords:   pop culture, indigenous, I Love Lucy, Moose TV, indigeneity, sitcom

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