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Meredith Simons: Playing Indian is an old tradition in HollywoodFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Meredith Simons: Playing Indian is an old tradition in Hollywood (January 28, 2016)
Despite decades of protests over racially inappropriate casting, and the recent protests over the lack of diversity among Oscar nominees, filmmakers continue to cast white actors as minority characters on a depressingly regular basis.
Adrienne Keene: So they give out Oscars for racism nowFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Adrienne Keene: So they give out Oscars for racism now (January 17, 2014)
Adrienne Keene of Native Appropriations questions some of the nominees for the 86th annual Academy Awards.
ICT Interview: Chris Eyre thought Tonto debate was pointlessFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
ICT Interview: Chris Eyre thought Tonto debate was pointless (December 2, 2013)
Film director Chris Eyre tells Indian Country Today that the debate over the Tonto role in The Lone Ranger was a waste of time.
Johnny Depp blames critics for failure of 'The Lone Ranger'Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Johnny Depp blames critics for failure of 'The Lone Ranger' (August 6, 2013)
Actor Johnny Depp is blaming bad reviews for the poor performance of The Lone Ranger at the box office.
Review: 'Lone Ranger' perpetuates racism and stereotypesFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: 'Lone Ranger' perpetuates racism and stereotypes (August 2, 2013)
Reviewer says The Lone Ranger is filled with racist slurs and stereotypes.
Jacqueline Keeler: Johnny Depp,   R-word, Paula Deen, racismFiled Under: Opinion
Jacqueline Keeler: Johnny Depp, R-word, Paula Deen, racism (July 22, 2013)
Jacqueline Keeler discusses Johnny Depp in The Lone Ranger, the Washington Redskins, Paula Deen and racism.
Interview with Sonny Skyhawk about failure of 'Lone Ranger'Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Interview with Sonny Skyhawk about failure of 'Lone Ranger' (July 19, 2013)
Indian Country Today interviews Sonny Skyhawk about the failure of The Lone Ranger, including the casting of Johnny Depp as Tonto.
Oglala Sioux Tribe wants to hear from Wounded Knee survivorsFiled Under: National
Oglala Sioux Tribe wants to hear from Wounded Knee survivors (July 12, 2013)
Oglala Sioux Tribe President Bryan Brewer welcomed the involvement of actor Johnny Depp in Wounded Knee talks but said a final decision rests with survivors of the 1890 massacre.
Oglala   leader  confirms  Johnny Depp looking at Wounded KneeFiled Under: National
Oglala leader confirms Johnny Depp looking at Wounded Knee (July 11, 2013)
Actor Johnny Depp, the star of The Lone Ranger, is interesting in buying the Wounded Knee massacre site, the leader of the Oglala Sioux Tribe said.
Review: 'Lone Ranger' makes fun of  Indian, Christian religionsFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: 'Lone Ranger' makes fun of Indian, Christian religions (July 10, 2013)
A reviewer takes on The Lone Ranger from a religious perspective.
Kevin Gover: 'The Lone Ranger' doesn't deliver on big promiseFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Kevin Gover: 'The Lone Ranger' doesn't deliver on big promise (July 8, 2013)
Kevin Gover, the director of the National Museum of the American Indian, reviews The Lone Ranger.
'The Lone Ranger' performs poorly in  opening holiday weekendFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
'The Lone Ranger' performs poorly in opening holiday weekend (July 8, 2013)
The film version of The Lone Ranger is definitely not a box office hit.
Adrienne Keene: So The Lone Ranger is worse than you thoughtFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Adrienne Keene: So The Lone Ranger is worse than you thought (July 3, 2013)
Adrienne Keene reviews The Lone Ranger for her Native Appropriations blog.
LaDonna Harris defends casting of Johnny Depp over an IndianFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
LaDonna Harris defends casting of Johnny Depp over an Indian (July 3, 2013)
Comanche Nation activist LaDonna Harris doesn't think it matters that a non-Indian is portraying Tonto in The Lone Ranger.
Review: Tonto takes center stage in  film version of Lone RangerFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: Tonto takes center stage in film version of Lone Ranger (July 3, 2013)
A.O. Scott reviews The Lone Ranger for The New York Times.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Tonto lives up to name in Lone RangerFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Doug George-Kanentiio: Tonto lives up to name in Lone Ranger (July 3, 2013)
Tonto means “stupid” in Spanish and this movie obviously relishes not only that name but uses it to describe anyone suckered into this 150 minute mess.
NPR: Johnny Depp looking to 'right the wrongs' in Tonto roleFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
NPR: Johnny Depp looking to 'right the wrongs' in Tonto role (July 2, 2013)
Actor Johnny Depp explains why he played Tonto in the film version of The Lone Ranger.
Mary Pember: Johnny Depp taps into his inner Tonto in videoFiled Under: Opinion
Mary Pember: Johnny Depp taps into his inner Tonto in video (July 2, 2013)
Mary Annette Pember says Johnny Depp seems to be taking his Tonto role in The Lone Ranger a little too far.
NYT: 'Lone Ranger' isn't Johnny Depp's first role as an IndianFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
NYT: 'Lone Ranger' isn't Johnny Depp's first role as an Indian (July 1, 2013)
Johnny Depp was playing Indian long before his role as Tonto in The Lone Ranger.
WSJ: Other White actors with Indian roles on the big screenFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
WSJ: Other White actors with Indian roles on the big screen (June 28, 2013)
The Wall Street Journal rounds up some White actors who played prominent Indians on the screen.
Opinion: Native media ignored at  'Lone Ranger' press junketFiled Under: Opinion
Opinion: Native media ignored at 'Lone Ranger' press junket (June 24, 2013)
Sarah Gustavus, the executive producer for Native America Calling on the lack of Native media at a press junket for The Lone Ranger.
Interview with Sonny Skyhawk on Indian roles in HollywoodFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Interview with Sonny Skyhawk on Indian roles in Hollywood (June 12, 2013)
Indian Country Today interviews Sonny Skyhawk about Indian roles in Hollywood.
Opinion:  Blatant racism in Tonto's portrayal in 'The Lone Ranger'Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Opinion: Blatant racism in Tonto's portrayal in 'The Lone Ranger' (June 3, 2013)
Writer addresses 'blatant racism' in The Lone Ranger.
Johnny Depp portrays Tonto   as 'proud warrior' on silver screenFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Johnny Depp portrays Tonto as 'proud warrior' on silver screen (April 18, 2013)
A poster for The Lone Ranger. Actor Johnny Depp says he wanted to put new spin on the role of Tonto in the film version of The Lone Ranger. Depp,...
Johnny Depp's Comanche     language name means 'shapeshifter'Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Johnny Depp's Comanche language name means 'shapeshifter' (April 12, 2013)
A poster for The Lone Ranger. Actor Johnny Depp, who is reprising the role of Tonto in the film version of The Lone Ranger was adopted by a Comanche...
Johnny Depp as  Tonto  speaks in broken English in 'Lone Ranger'Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Johnny Depp as Tonto speaks in broken English in 'Lone Ranger' (October 3, 2012)
The trailer for The Lone Ranger hit the Internet today and it features actor Johnny Depp, who plays "Tonto," speaking in broken English. "There come a time, kemosabe, when...
Johnny Depp's role as Tonto eagerly awaited in Indian Country Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Johnny Depp's role as Tonto eagerly awaited in Indian Country (July 25, 2012)
Photo from Jerry Bruckheimer on Twitter Native American roles are far and few between in Hollywood and when they do appear, it's often non-Natives who are cast. That's the...
Rod Pocowatchit: No fan of Johnny Depp as Tonto in Lone RangerFiled Under: Opinion
Rod Pocowatchit: No fan of Johnny Depp as Tonto in Lone Ranger (May 28, 2012)
"I have always appreciated Johnny Depp. Even despite his recent slam against Wichita in an article that ran in the U.K. paper, the Guardian, where he implied that Wichitans aren’t...
Dan Jones: Comanche Nation declares Johnny Depp to be IndianFiled Under: Opinion
Dan Jones: Comanche Nation declares Johnny Depp to be Indian (May 25, 2012)
"Of all the sovereign authority tribes once held, the least compromised by Congress is the tribe’s ability to determine who is a member of the tribe or who is an...
Comanche Nation family welcomes Johnny Depp into the tribeFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Comanche Nation family welcomes Johnny Depp into the tribe (May 22, 2012)
Actor Johnny Depp, who is reprising the role of Tonto in the film version of The Lone Ranger, has been adopted into a family from the Comanche Nation. At a...
Ungelbah Daniel-Davila: Johnny Depp, stereotyping and TontoFiled Under: Opinion
Ungelbah Daniel-Davila: Johnny Depp, stereotyping and Tonto (May 21, 2012)
"Everyone in Indian country is in an uproar about Johnny Depp playing Tonto in the upcoming flick, The Lone Ranger, but for the wrong reasons. From what I’ve read online,...
Laguna Pueblo welcomes 'The Lone Ranger' to reservationFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Laguna Pueblo welcomes 'The Lone Ranger' to reservation (April 23, 2012)
"The Lone Ranger" will shoot on Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico. The tribe hopes the filming will draw attention to reservations in the state. "There's been a great opportunity for...
EW: Johnny Depp explains inspiration behind Tonto's lookFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
EW: Johnny Depp explains inspiration behind Tonto's look (April 23, 2012)
Photo from Jerry Bruckheimer on Twitter "Johnny Depp is no stranger to unfamiliar faces — but what exactly is the origin of his black-and-white painted warrior in The Lone...
People: Navajo Nation leaders visit 'The Lone Ranger' setFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
People: Navajo Nation leaders visit 'The Lone Ranger' set (April 16, 2012)
"A bare-chested Johnny Depp welcomed gift-bearing visitors from the Navajo Nation while filming The Lone Ranger in the remote Monument Valley on Thursday. Dressed as Tonto, the actor shared the...
Natanya Ann Pulley: Open letter to Johnny Depp's TontoFiled Under: Opinion
Natanya Ann Pulley: Open letter to Johnny Depp's Tonto (April 13, 2012)
Photo from Jerry Bruckheimer on Twitter "Dear Johnny Depp’s Tonto, We are going to have a lot to talk about next year when your Disney movie about the Lone...
Blog: Why Johnny Depp as Tonto matters in Indian CountryFiled Under: Opinion
Blog: Why Johnny Depp as Tonto matters in Indian Country (March 19, 2012)
Photo from Jerry Bruckheimer on Twitter "It's been a week or so since the original photos of Johnny Depp as Tonto have surfaced, and the internet has been abuzz...
Column: Tracking down the 'real' Indians who played Tonto  Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Tracking down the 'real' Indians who played Tonto (March 16, 2012)
Photo from Jerry Bruckheimer on Twitter "First, there was the photo released by the film’s producer, Jerry Bruckheimer, last Thursday morning. If you’ve been curious about how Johnny Depp...
Ray Cook: Don't take this Hollywood business too seriouslyFiled Under: Opinion
Ray Cook: Don't take this Hollywood business too seriously (March 16, 2012)
Photo from Jerry Bruckheimer on Twitter "Do you think Wes Studi would make a good Tonto? He made a good Apache. Hell, as Magua he made a good Huron/Mohawk,...
Column: Johnny Depp, 'vague' Indian, plays Tonto on screenFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Column: Johnny Depp, 'vague' Indian, plays Tonto on screen (March 8, 2012)
Photo from Jerry Bruckheimer on Twitter "The Lone Ranger” – the tale of the masked outlaw fighter of the Old West and his trusty Indian companion, Tonto – started...
Internet abuzz with sightings of Johnny Depp on reservationFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Internet abuzz with sightings of Johnny Depp on reservation (January 11, 2012)
YouTube: Navajo Times Daily News Update for January 10, 2012 with reporter Alastair Lee Bitsoi Sorry, movie fans. Johnny Depp probably wasn't hanging out on the Navajo Nation over...

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