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Killing the Indian MaidenImages of Native American Women in Film$
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M. Elise Marubbio

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780813124148

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813124148.001.0001

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Emergence of the Celluloid Maiden

Emergence of the Celluloid Maiden

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(p.1) Introduction Emergence of the Celluloid Maiden
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Killing the Indian Maiden
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M. Elise Marubbio

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813124148.003.0001

This chapter discusses the arrival of Native American women in mainstream media, specifically Hollywood movies. It looks at the current representation of these women in movies, and introduces a number of new character types that are based on them. Probably the most popular is the celluloid maiden, who is a young Native American woman who forms an alliance with a white colonizer and dies as a result of her choice.

Keywords:   Native American women, mainstream media, Hollywood movies, current representation, character types, celluloid maiden

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