Native Americans

Cheaply mainstream and exploitative: Wind River reviewed

9 September 2017 9:00 am

The starting point for Taylor Sheridan’s crime-thriller Wind River is explicitly stated at the end when the following words come…

The beginning of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, 1876 , by the Oglala-Lakota artist Amos Bad Heart Bull

The sins of the Founding Fathers

29 April 2017 9:00 am

‘What makes the Red Man red?’ the Lost Boys asked in Disney’s Peter Pan (1953). According to Sammy Cahn’s lyric,…

How the Osage Indians were murdered for their oil

22 April 2017 9:00 am

In the early 1920s, while the United States was entering its crazed phase of prohibition and prosperity, a group of…

Making amends to Native Americans may be endangering their history

15 April 2017 9:00 am

A few years ago, a group of Native American leaders drove 12 hours from Oklahoma to Denver Museum of Nature…

A tribe of one's own

9 July 2016 9:00 am

In his preface Sebastian Junger tells us that this book grew out of an earlier article. It obviously didn’t grow…

Leonardo DiCaprio as Hugo Glass

I admired it - but also desperately wanted it to end: The Revenant reviewed

16 January 2016 9:00 am

The Revenant is a survival-against-the-odds film that so puts Leonardo DiCaprio through it I bet he was thinking, ‘I wish…

I’d move to Kosovo if Ed Miliband became prime minister

9 May 2015 9:00 am

If any of you sees Graydon Carter, the editor of Vanity Fair, walking around with a begging bowl in his…