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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Indians getting new deal in movies, television HOLLYWOOD (AP) The American Indian in films and television: Savage or savaged? From Stagecoach to They Died with their Boots On, the Indian has been pictured in thousands of westerns as a crafty, scalp hunting, toma- hawk-slinging marauder. At the other extreme, he is shown as the stoic, dignified and noble-but dull-witted-red man. "The motion picture commu- nity has been as responsible as any for degrading the Indian and making a mockery of his said Sacheen Lit- tlefeather, reading a statement by Marlon Brando turning down the Academy Award for best actor. A worldwide television au- dience watched as Miss Lit- tlefeather stunned Hollywood with her reading of Brando's denunciation of the industry's treatment of Indians. Some agree with Brando's contentions, but they also point to a trend away from the tra- ditional treatment of the In- dian. David Dortort, who produced Bonanaza and High Chaparral for televison, says: "There's a great deal of truth in what Brando says, but it's out of bal- ance. Many attempts have been made to correct those errors in the past few years." FEW NOW MADE Few westerns are being made today, either for theatres or television, but the old sagebrush sagas show up regularly on the tube Miss Littlefeather said she has protested these films to television stations in San Fran- VASA LODGE DANCE Saturday, May 5th p.m. to 1 a.m. Scandinavian Holl 229-12th St. 'C N. Music by THE ALBERTANS' MEMBERS AND GUESTS ONLY EXHIBITIONS of SCHOOL ART DRAWING, PAINTING, SCULPTURE, FABRICS, FRINTMAKING 1. SUNDAY, MAY 6 2-5 p.m. Exhibition of Elementary school art grades 1-6 to be held both gymnasiums at Fleefwood-Bawden school, 1222 9th Ave. S. 2. SUNDAY, MAY 13 1-5 p.m. Exhibition of Junior and Senior High School art, grades 7-12 to be held in the gymnasium and cafe- teria at Winston Churchill High School, 1605 15th Ave. N. ADMISSION-FREE CLUB CORNER 2nd AVE. and 13th ST. N. EVENING ENTERTAINMENT IN THE CLUBROOMS Tonight Saturday "COUNTRY BLUES" Members and their guests onlyl 4 4 4 4 SOUTHERN ALBERTA CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER" In color Starring Sean Connery, Jill SI John and Charles Gray. Saturday, May 5 Shows at 7 DC and 9 00 p m. Adult. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "ADIOS SABATA" In color Starring Yul Brvrmer. Saturday, Mav 5 SLovi s at 7 00 ana 9 00 p m. Adult Not Suitable For Children. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "YOUNG WINSTON" In color Starring Simon Ward, Anne Bancroft snd Robert Shaw Saturday, May 5 Shows at and fl OC p m Family Sunday, May 6 at 7 30 pm. "SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL GUNFIGHTER In color Starring James Garner. Family TABER Tower Theatre "THE TRAIN ROBBERS" In color Starring John Wavne, Ann-Margaret and Rod Taylor. Saturday, May 5 Shows at 7 00 and 9 00 pm Adult Not Suitable Per Children WEEKLY BINGO EVERY MONDAY 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 49 Game No. 1 50 10 Games Blackout in 56 Numbers 11 Games Prize Money......... 20 ALL GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH Entry Card SI.00 Al! Wood Cards 5Qtf Each Children Under T6 Not Allowed Bingo will also be played in the club room for and their Invited guests Music Friday and Saturday Banquet facilities Corner 13th St. and 2nd Ave. N. dsoo, where she lives, and to the Federal Communications Commission. Since her appearance on the Oscar show she has been asked by the Kaiser Broadcasting Co. to tape spots to precede such films on the Kaiser stations. The spots will say the movies are not "historically true." Some films, beginning with Broken Arrow in 1950, turned more sympathetic to the In- dians. Such films as Soldier Blue, TeE Them Willie Boy Is Here and Little Big Man took an In- dian view. Soldier Blue and Little Big Man showed the In- dians as victims of massacres. George Sonny Miller, an In- dian technical adviser to pro- ducers, said: "Chief Dan George broke the stereotype of the Indian m Little Big Man. Board votes itself power to crit staff CALGARY (CP) Cal- gary Catholic School Board this week voted itself the power to fire teachers in order to reduce its 1973 budget deficit. The budget, approved in prin- ciple, was set at The board, in unanimously passing the motion, listed de- creasing enrolments; loca school reorganization througl school closure, consolidation oi schools or reduction of stafi size by a school principal, and revision of policies government pupil teachers ratios as rea- sons for the dismissal power. Previously, the only grounds for dismissal were incompe- tence or moral turpitude. The board decided to reduce the teacher staff for the separ- ate system by about 68 posi- tions, slicing 58.5 positions from the elementary staff, 7.6 from the junior high and 16 from the senior high school staffs. LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE SOCIAL and DANCE Saturday, May p.m. MOOSE HALL-3rd Avenue North Music by 'THE WATMOUGHS' MEMBERS AND GUESTS ONLY GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB MAY DANCE Saturday, May 5 p.m. Music by THE RANCH BOYS MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS ONLY ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES 15th JACKPOT IN 54 NOS. in 56 NOS. in 56 NOS. If no bingo called after 56 numbers we continue for BONUS JACKPOT 49 NOS. NO ONE UNDER 16 TEAKS ALLOWED! PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS Weekend Entertainment for ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY TONITE "SOUTHERN PLAYBOYS" TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE ELKS PATROL TEAM HIS AND HER STAG FRIDAY, MAY 11 P.M. TICKETS EACH PERSON Pretty stuffy Pornographic film queen, Marilyn Chambers, whose photo is featured on boxes of Ivory Snow Soap, tells newi conference in San Francisco she thinks Proctor and Gamble is pretty stuffy for refusing to renew a contract on use of the picture. "They should play it up as a good thing. They'd sell more boxes of Ivory was her com- ment. Work to start on new CP rail repair shop CALGARY (CP) Construc- tion will begin here this month on a ?1 million, railway car repair shop, E H. State, Canadian Pacific Railways Al- berta manager, announced yes- terday. Located at the Alyth yard, the shop is slated for completion in November It will provide in- aoor facilities for handling all light repairs on railway cars at one location The shop will employ 35 men and will be capable of handling two or three cars at once. DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Dental Mechanic Suite 8-----304 5fh St. S. Ph. 327-7244 Lethbridga ALLIED ARTS COUNCIL "SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THE YATES" CONCERT DALE KETCHESON (guitar) THE JAZZ SCENE TOM MELLfNG (Tenor) MARDINE FOSTER (Flute) THE JOLI.IFFE DANCERS (DANCES MOD AND MEDIEVAL) SUNDAY, MAY 13 P.M. TICKETS: LEISTERS Adults ALL STUDENTS AND SENIOR CITIZENS CATHOLIC CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL PRESENTS PITCH AND SPICE SUNDAY, MAY 6th 8 p.m. YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE Students SI.00 Adults Tickets Available at CCHS or Leister's Todays Showtim.es PARAMOUNT Saturday Short Subiects 7 00, 9 05 "Effects of Gamma Rays on Man in Moon Mangolds" 7 25, 9 35 Last Complete Show Adult, Not Suitable for Children Sundaj Short Subjects 8 15 "Effects of Gamma Rays on Man in Moon Marigolds" 8 40 One Complete Show Adult, Not Suitable for Children PARAMOUNT CINEMA Saturday Short Subjects 7 15. S 20 "Sounder' 7 30, 9 35 Last Complete Show 9 20 Fam'ly Sunday Short Subjects 8 15 8 CO One Complete Show 3 15 Family COLLEGE CINEMA Saturday Short Subjects 7 00, 9 05 "Dirty Little Billy' 7 30, 9 35 Last Complete Snow 9 05 Restiicted Adult Sunday "Yes' 8 00 "Sweet Sms Sexj Susan' 9 15 One Complete Show 8.00 Restricted Adult GREEN" ACRES DRIVE IN Saturday "Return to Sabata" 9 00 "Hickey and Boggs" 11 05 One Complete Show 9 00 Adult. Not Suitable for Children Sunday "Dracula AD 72 9 00 "Crescendo 10 55 One Complete Show 9 00 Adult Saturday, May 3, 1973 THI IETHBRIDGB HERALD 7 Total eclipse on screen GENEVA (Reuter) Tele- vision viewers throughout the world will be able to see a total eclipse of the sun June 30 re- layed via a satellite from the shores of Lake Rudolph in northern Kenya, the European Broadcasting Union (UBU) an- nounced Friday. About 40 tons of equipment will be flown to Nairobi from Europe and the United States and then taken by road on four-day journey to the observs Uon site near Loengalani There is particular scientili p COLUMBIA PICTURES Present! "DIBTY IITTLEBILEP MICHAEL TPOLLARD IACK1. WARNER and INC. Prod-jetton ;