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Old March 1 2013, 03:21 PM   #33
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Re: Voyager again, for the first time

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As for Indian stereotypes, when I think of Chakotay in this ep, I think of Tom's conversation with Janeway in New Zealand.
And, see, as an Indian, I think of such cringeworthy moments as Tom's life belonging to Chakotay and incoherent babble about turning into a bird & flying out of there.

A noble savage is still a savage. A positive stereotype is still a stereotype.

They couldn't even be bothered to give the man a real tribe.
I see your point.

I also see why young white men would cringe at the young white male stereotype in Tom's conversation with Janeway.
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