Boycott Avatar 2: Native American Activists Call For Strict Ban On Movie For Alleged Racist Representation: ‘No More Blueface’-REPORTS!

Avatar is a fictional story set on the planet of Pandora where blue humanoids live and worship the forest they dwell in

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Boycott Avatar 2: Native American Activists Call For Strict Ban On Movie For Alleged Racist Representation: ‘No More Blueface’-REPORTS!
Earlier this month, fans witnessed the return of James Cameron’s visual spectacle Avatar: The Way of Water. However, while the film is quite a popular spectacle across the globe, a section of the audience does not seem to be totally against it. The sequel from the tale of Pandora found its place on the topmost pedestal, however, some are clearly not impressed by its representation. 

Interestingly, Avatar is a fictional story set on the planet of Pandora where blue humanoids live and worship the forest they dwell in. 

Did you know, in the past Cameron, while talking about the references, claimed that he was inspired to build Pandora from the lives of the Native Americans who had to build a life amid hardships. But while doing so he used some wrong words regarding the Lakota Sioux.

Sadly, his comments continue to haunt him as the Native Americans are now calling for the boycott of Avatar: The Way Of Water for calling Lakota Sioux a hopeless, and dead-end society.

A MovieWeb report quoted Cameron saying, “the movie very pointedly referred to the colonial period in the Americas, with all its conflict and bloodshed between the military aggressors from Europe and the indigenous peoples. Europe equals Earth. The Native Americans are the Na’vi. It’s not meant to be subtle.”





He went on to talk about Lakota Sioux and said, “I felt like I was 130 years back in time watching what the Lakota Sioux might have been saying at a point when they were being pushed, and they were being killed, and they were being asked to displace, and they were being given some form of compensation. This was a driving force for me in the writing of Avatar – I couldn’t help but think that if they [the Lakota Sioux] had had a time-window, and they could see the future… and they could see their kids committing suicide at the highest suicide rates in the nation… because they were hopeless, and they were a dead-end society – which is what is happening now – they would have fought a lot harder.”

This ultimately left the Native American activists furious and they believed that the ideas promoted by James Cameron are dangerous revisionist history, but his showcase of the Na’vi folks is racist cultural appropriation. There is also a term especially coined for the movie, Blueface.

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