Ruth Cuthand - A New Look for the '90s

The last panel is actually made up of two pieces of paper. So it is a larger panel and it is talking about what my professor said to me about the Indian, the little doll becoming a stereotype. And so it says, “a new look for the ‘90s” and it’s got the little doll and then it’s got really stereotyped kind of clothing. It’s got a little wee tiny cocktail…little black dress for a cocktail party with little high heels, and then it’s got a power suit. So I was sort of doing tongue-in-cheek, that she could move out of the stereotype kind of figure and move into these other stereotypes. Then at the bottom it says “no stereotypes here” which obviously there were.

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