Indians Discuss Johnny Depp on Al Jazeera: That's Globalization!

A video of Chaske Spencer, Theodore Van Alst, William 'Two Raven' Voelker, and Jason Asenap discussing Johnny Depp as Tonto in The Lone Ranger

Actor Chaske Spencer, professor Theodore Van Alst, movie consultant William "Two Raven" Voelker, and filmmaker Jason Asenap (an ICTMN contributor) recently played the talking-head game on a news show. The subject was an obvious one for this cast of characters: Representations of American Indians in Hollywood movies, a hot topic inspired by (all together now) Johnny Depp's portrayal of Tonto in The Lone Ranger.

It's an enlightening discussion, although you may not recognize the studio, or the interviewers -- because the show is The Stream, a program on Al Jazeera English, hosted by Femi Oke and Malika Bilal.