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The Modern West 34: From Fact To Fancy, How Native Americans Are Portrayed

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Caroline Ballard
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Puddles form where people have painted themselves as Indian Braves.

Nearly a quarter of Wyoming’s population is Native American. But how they are portrayed—by Natives and by whites—is complicated.