Mainstream media has traditionally distorted and misrepresented images of Native Americans. A study examined Native American-themed YouTube videos, and results concluded although some users respond favorably to traditional portrayals of Native Americans, the majority of people respond more positively to Native depictions in contemporary, realistic contexts. These findings point to the ability of media outlets to change social perceptions of marginalized groups.
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Series Creator and Executive Producer Nusrat Durrani; Executive Producers Shepard Fairey and David Sable; Music Director Laura Jane Grace
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