Article: Is This Crazy Horse? Investigating Indian Country’s Most Controversial Photo

By Angela Aleiss Once again, the debate over the alleged tintype photo of Crazy Horse has surfaced. True West magazine in its January 2015 issue features “100 Best Historical Photos of the American Indian,” and photo number 97 includes the tantalizing caption, “Is This Crazy Horse?” The privately owned Custer Battlefield Museum in Garryowen, Montana, … Read more

Angela Aleiss quoted in “Rooney Mara and ‘Peter Pan’s’ Lily-White Tiger Lily Problem” article

The character exhibits the issues that many Native American characters do in the Hollywood imagination. According to Angela Aleiss – the author of “Making the White Man’s Indian: Native Americans and Hollywood Movies” and an instructor at California State University, Long Beach – whether the Native Americans are depicted as savage villains or sympathetic victims, … Read more