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18th Apr '18 9:46:54 PM JackG
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* Spoofed in ''Assassination'' (1987) where a Native American is apparently speaking like this, but is actually a TerseTalker. When Creator/CharlesBronson's character responds in kind, he delivers a long tirade over the idea that an American can't speak good English.

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* Spoofed in ''Assassination'' (1987) where when a Native American is apparently speaking like this, but is actually a TerseTalker. When Creator/CharlesBronson's character responds in kind, he delivers a long tirade over the idea that an American can't speak good English.
18th Apr '18 9:46:18 PM JackG
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* Spoofed in ''Assassination'' (1987) where a Native American is apparently speaking like this, but is actually a TerseTalker. When Creator/CharlesBronon's character responds in kind, he delivers a long tirade over the idea that an American can't speak good English.

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* Spoofed in ''Assassination'' (1987) where a Native American is apparently speaking like this, but is actually a TerseTalker. When Creator/CharlesBronon's Creator/CharlesBronson's character responds in kind, he delivers a long tirade over the idea that an American can't speak good English.



* In the Australian current affairs show ''Real Life'', indigenous reporter Stan Grant showed an OldShame clip with an American actor in BlackFace portraying an indigenous Australian (with the genuine article as literal {{Spear Carrier}}s) talking exactly like this.

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* In the Australian current affairs show ''Real Life'', indigenous reporter Stan Grant showed an OldShame clip with an American actor in BlackFace portraying an indigenous Australian (with the genuine article as literal {{Spear Carrier}}s) Carrier}}s in the background) talking exactly like this.
18th Apr '18 9:44:06 PM JackG
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* Spoofed in a Creator/CharlesBronson movie ''Assassination'' (1987) where a Native American is apparently speaking like this, but is actually a TerseTalker.

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* Spoofed in a Creator/CharlesBronson movie ''Assassination'' (1987) where a Native American is apparently speaking like this, but is actually a TerseTalker.
TerseTalker. When Creator/CharlesBronon's character responds in kind, he delivers a long tirade over the idea that an American can't speak good English.
18th Apr '18 9:38:25 PM JackG
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* Spoofed in a Creator/CharlesBronson movie ''Assassination'' (1987) where a Native American is apparently speaking like this, but is actually a TerseTalker.
23rd Mar '18 4:05:28 PM Random888
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* Every Indian character talks this way in the Creator/ShirleyTemple film ''Film/SusannahOfTheMounties''.
17th Mar '18 11:13:18 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* The Indian Chief in ''Disney/PeterPan''. [[ValuesDissonance He even performs a musical number about Indians, in which having red skin and saying "how" and "ugh" are presented as the defining characteristics of the race.]]

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* The Indian Chief in ''Disney/PeterPan''. [[ValuesDissonance He even performs In ''Disney/PeterPan'', the residents of InjunCountry get a whole musical number about Indians, in which having red skin and they present the defining characteristics of the race as saying "how" and "ugh" are presented as the defining characteristics of the race.]]and having red skin. Hey, it was TheFifties.
6th Mar '18 11:53:57 AM Discar
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->''I don't care what you saw on TV, with all those 'ugh's and 'me wannum's, I'm telling you Indians don't talk like that!''
-->---'''''Series/SesameStreet'''''


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->''"I don't care what you saw on TV, with all those 'ugh's and 'me wannum's, I'm telling you Indians don't talk like that!"''
-->-- ''Series/SesameStreet''
3rd Feb '18 4:44:03 PM Jeduthun
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* In an episode of ''Series/JeevesAndWooster'', Bertie Wooster (as part of a ZanyScheme) is persuaded to disguise himself in {{Blackface}} as an African chief to retrieve a tribal artifact. He naturally assumes that as the "chief" he should speak in Tonto Talk. The [[UpperClassTwit poor dolt]] only succeeds in making everything think he's gone insane. Then to make matters even worse, the ''real'' chief shows up-- speaking the Queen's English in a flawless Oxford accent due to his university education.
1st Jan '18 4:10:29 AM JustTroper
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See AsianSpeekeeEngrish for the Asian equivalent. Related to BraidsBeadsAndBuckskins. Sometimes the dialect of choice for the MagicalNativeAmerican or, for extra-special UnfortunateImplications, TheSavageIndian or HollywoodNatives.

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See AsianSpeekeeEngrish for the Asian equivalent. Related to BraidsBeadsAndBuckskins. Sometimes the dialect of choice for the MagicalNativeAmerican or, for extra-special UnfortunateImplications, TheSavageIndian or HollywoodNatives. See also ElectiveBrokenLanguage, for when an Indian can speak English perfectly and just fakes this trope, either for making fun of white people's stereotypes or for ObfuscatingStupidity.
18th Dec '17 4:40:03 PM Unicorndance
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->''I don't care what you saw on TV, with all those 'ugh's and 'me wannum's, I'm telling you Indians don't talk like that!''
-->---'''''Series/SesameStreet'''''
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