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"Reel ***," or just playing one on TV?

Reviewed at the 2010 SXSW Film Festival. Close your eyes. Say the phrase "Native American" and examine the image your mind conjures up. The man I see, informed by a lifetime watching movies, is seated atop a horse, an elaborate necklace dangling in front of his chest, his face flecked with war paint, his hair held in place by a headband. Who do you see? Is he wearing a headband? He might; Native Americans in the movies very often do. In real life, though, Native Americans almost never wore...