Maybe you're too young to remember the 1971 TV commercial featuring the Native American guy in the fringe suit canoeing into the industrial heart of, let's say, Cleveland. He disembarks, stands at the side of the road, has litter thrown onto his moccasins from a passing car, and turns to the camera with one tear rolling down his cheek. So maybe that wasn't what you were reminded of when you saw the new crying-Indian photo that's been popping up around the Interwebs lately -- the one who is ostensibly lamenting a rainforest's ruin. But surely you've seen the parodies that …
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Lisa Jones is the author of BROKEN: A Love Story, the true tale of her friendship with quadriplegic Northern Arapaho horse gentler and traditional healer Stanford Addison. She teaches creative writing in Denver and Boulder, Colorado.
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