Tagged: Native

Custer’s Revenge – Atari 2600 Game (1982)

Custer's Revenge - Atari 2600 Game (1982)

These are the kind of games that today’s game makers grew up with… sold in a leather case with a lock on it (someone should have thrown away the key). In the game the player must guide General Custer across a mesa littered with falling arrows and prickly cactus to enjoy raping a bound and submissive native woman named Revenge – reinforces “noble savage” stereotypes as a path to sexual ecstasy, romanticizes violence and trivializes rape. Luckily this game maker went out of business.

I’m not the Indian you had in mind …

http://www.nsi-canada.ca/2012/03/im-not-the-indian-you-had-in-mind/

A video exploration offering insight as to how First Nations people today are changing old ideas and empowering themselves in the greater community by Thomas King