"We gave them corn last year!"
"When you say 'my people,' do you mean your tribe or your reps?"
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"It's from my attorney."
"I love the way you make those yams. You'll have to give me the recipe before your culture is obliterated from the face of the earth."
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Pencil sharpener and tepees.
"You realize, of course, that if you take this position you'll be my sidekick?"
"We must hurry back! The casino is on fire!"
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How the Northwest Was Won.
"C'mon, Luke-this is no time for prop comedy."
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"We've thought and thought, but we're at a loss about what to call ourselves. Any ideas?"
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"We'll be paying for the prairie, the forests, and the streams with this credit card, which is just as good as—if not better than—trinkets."
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"I am not Crazy Horse! Crazy Horse is a man. I'm Fred."
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"No, no, no! Thirty days hath September!"
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A Native American works at an American Heritage site.
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"Well, so much for pre-Columbian."
"They appear to be opting for the circled-wagons defense."
"Kemo sabe, I want you to be official greeter at my new casino."
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Though both are long retired, his faithful Indian companion continues to dispense sage advice to an increasingly skeptical masked man.
"Those idiots, they're burning their own arrows! Oh - oh, God no."
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"You just show up here illegally and expect us to tell you about corn?"
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A Native American making smoke signals consults index cards.
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"The white buffalo protects us from evil spirits and brings good fortune in the harvest, but it's almost impossible to keep clean."
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"Actually, the attraction wasn't freedom from religious persecution but, rather, the all-you-can-eat buffet."
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"Henceforth, let us set aside this date as a day of thanksgiving!"
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"Oh, I beg your pardon! I thought you were extinct."
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