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Book: Drawn to Sound

Chapter: 7 An Aesthetic of Ambiguity: Musical Representation of Indigenous Peoples in Disney’s Brother Bear

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21891


This chapter first provides a brief overview of the representation of indigenous peoples in film. It turns to the animated film Brother Bear and demonstrates that the scripted motifs have antecedents in the folklore of several indigenous cultures.

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  • Janice Esther Tulk ( - jtulk)