Another Stereotype of the Month entry:
Dan Piraro must be on a Native kick. Two cartoons in four days!
This effort has the same problem as the previous Bizarro using Native subjects. Its point is valid, but it depicts the Inuit (Eskimos) as primitives who still live in ice houses (igloos).
Note that there are several ways Piraro could've made the same point about global warming. For instance, he could've shown a kid building a melting snowman, an ice skater standing in a pond, or a snowmobiler stuck in a field of grass. Instead he used the Inuit.
Previously Piraro has recognized that these people aren't necessarily primitive. But here he reverts to the idea of Eskimos as the ultimate aborigines. Either way, he can't seem to get it right.
For a similar argument, see Gilmore Girls: "What the Hell Are the Eskimos Thinking?"
Native comic strips vs. comic books
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