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Tribal television : viewing native people in sitcoms

Author: Dustin Tahmahkera
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: Online access: HeinOnLine HeinOnline Business and Legal Aspects of Sports and Entertainment (BLASE)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Native Americans have been a constant fixture on television, from the dawn of broadcasting, when the iconic Indian head test pattern was frequently used during station sign-ons and sign-offs, to the present. In this first comprehensive history of indigenous people in television sitcoms, Dustin Tahmahkera examines the way Native people have been represented in the genre. Analyzing dozens of television comedies from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
7 Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tahmahkera, Dustin.
Tribal television.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2014020273
(OCoLC)876000103
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dustin Tahmahkera
ISBN: 9781469618692 1469618699 9781469618708 1469618702
OCLC Number: 891447595
Description: 1 online resource (481 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface: Sign-on: a sitcom kid --
Introduction: Decolonized viewing, decolonizing views --
New frontier televisions --
Settler self-determination --
The neo-Indian in King of the hill --
Sitcom sovereignty in mixed blessings --
Conclusion: Sign-off: digital test patterns.
Series Title: Online access: HeinOnLine HeinOnline Business and Legal Aspects of Sports and Entertainment (BLASE)
Responsibility: Dustin Tahmahkera.

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In this first comprehensive history of indigenous people in television sitcoms, Dustin Tahmahkera examines the way Native people have been represented in the genre. Analyzing dozens of television  Read more...

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