Racial Oppression in Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues

Kedong Liu, Apollo-University Of Cambridge Repository, Apollo-University Of Cambridge Repository
Whites' oppression of American Indians can be classified into three stages: military genocide, religious assimilation, and commercial exploitation. In Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues, it can be found that military genocide remains a haunting memory for Native Americans, that white religion has led the Native American youth into bewilderments and functioned as a disguise for the abusive actions, and that commercial exploitation has become the current way of seizing benefit from Native
more » ... s, reflecting the whites' racial stereotype upon Indians.
doi:10.17863/cam.1352 fatcat:h22ceclghbc2rnbmgtua4tfhwe