Pocahontas Chic: The Commodification of Indigenous Women
Kathryn Kenley-Johnson Memorial Lecture:
In Contestation: Feminist Challenges and Change Keynote
— with Dr. Cristina Azocar
Professor of Journalism
Author of: News Media and the Indigenous Fight for Federal Recognition (2022)
Forthcoming: Indigenous Peoples and the Media
Pocahontas Chic: The Commodification Indigenous Women
All forms of media, from books, to advertisements, to journalism, to social media are responsible for immortalizing Pocahontas as a hypersexual child who betrayed her people for the love of a white man.
Reception to follow at WGS lounge, HUM 316
This event is being hosted by the Women and Gender Studies Department
This event will count toward the Journalism Event requirement. Please sign in through the QR code posted in the room and notify your journalism professors that you attended.