Another Stereotype of the Month entry:
The card's interior calls the pseudo-Indian a "sheep Cherokee." The problem is with this or any depiction of an animal as an Indian. First, such depictions may suggest that Indians are subhuman. Second, they reinforce the idea that anyone (or any sheep) can become an Indian by dressing up as one.
Actually, "Indian" is a racial and cultural classification. One is born an Indian or (rarely) taken into a tribe by marriage or adoption. One doesn't become an Indian by emulating them.
Indian wannabes and imitators
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