1.John Borneman writes in his article that, "In the American context the constructed category Indian occupied the space of the quintessentially "foreign" (665). He then suggests that in order for European's to define themselves as American, they had to liquidate the American Indians. Do you agree with Borenman's thinking that one of the main forces for American Indian expulsion was Identity issues?
2. In the Celluloid Indian, Kilpatrick mentioned that one of the ways that the Euro-Americans challenged themselves was through the frontier (6). We see this theme presented in many Westerns, including the stereotypes of American Indians. Why do you think these stereotypes persisted in film, despite fact that most no longer perceived
Native Americans as threat??