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Stereotype of the Month Entry
(10/21/07)


Another Stereotype of the Month entry:

Dear Blue Corn,

One of the members of my yahoo group posted this and I think it deserves to be in the Hall of Shame it's a list of videos that You Tube refuses to take off the net. Natives seem to have been complaining about them for about a year and a half. All You Tube will do is put up a page that makes you verify your age so young kids don't see these. They're pretty disgusting.

OFFENSIVE VIDEOS ON YOU TUBE

Squaw Talk Ep.1

Loretta Lynn Your Squaw is on the Warpath Tonight

For My Beautiful Squaw On LD

Native American Apparel Squaw

Gun up the butt (not for children)

Erin








Rob's comment
YouTube has flagged only the Native American Apparel video as potentially offensive to viewers. But all the videos arguably convey stereotypical images of Indians. In particular, they convey the idea of a Indian woman ("squaw") as a second-class citizen or sex object.

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