Even those who have no interest in American Indian culture gave this outfit a hearty whaaaa…? when Ke$ha wore it on American Idol. And then they proceeded to rip her showmanship. Newsday blogger Jamshid Mousavinezhad wrote a post titled “Kesha Annoys Us All on American Idol“ in which declared it “a train wreck of a performance.”
Performance Artist Explores Stereotypes In 'The Last American Indian On Earth'
The Last American Indian On Earth - Imagine a man dressed in stereotypically "traditional" Native American garb, donning a massive white feathered headdress, an ornamental tunic, and face paint. Now imagine that man performing mundane tasks in Washington, DC, like grocery shopping, riding an escalator or having lunch at a local restaurant. What is your reaction?
One of the best carvers and the suprastructure is not overloaden: Helmet mask for the Epa masquerade Yoruba people, Osi Ilorin, Nigeria Early 20th century Artist: Bambgose of Osi Ilorin (died: ca. 1920) Wood and paint H: 105; W: 30; D: 24 cm Gift of Gaston de Havenon, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum