Charlie Hill discusses his comedy and Native American Indian portrayals and culture
Sep. 23, 1982
Studs Terkel interviews comedian Charlie Hill. The interview begins with a musical selection, "Custer Died For Your Sins" by Floyd Red Crow Westerman. The other musical selections presented were "Here Come the Anthros", "BIA", and "Native North American Child". Hill discusses the following: his comedic career; his view of Native American Indian culture; anthropologists and other social scientists; the book "Hanta Yo" by Ruth Beebe Hill; the portrayal and stereotypes of Native American Indians; and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.