Continuation of the Pocahontas paradox: stereotypes of Aboriginal women presented in Halloween costumes

  • Title: Continuation of the Pocahontas paradox: stereotypes of Aboriginal women presented in Halloween costumes
    Author: O'Dell, Keestin
    Year: 2016
    Faculty Advisor: Symbaluk, Diane
    Keyword(s): Aboriginal women, stereotypes
    Description: The present study examined adult women’s Halloween costumes to see how Aboriginal women are presented through these costumes. Three types of Aboriginal women were identified in these costumes: the sexual native, the noble native and the rebellious native. Implications of these findings are discussed herein.
    Peer Reviewed: No
    Type of Item: Undergraduate Presentations
    Publication Information: Presented on January 26, 2016 at Student Research Week held at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta.
    Language: English

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