...American Indian soldier was viewed as expendable (Haan, 1973).
During the Vietnam War and, as a consequence of both the American Indian World War II war record and the Civil Rights Movement, segregation was no longer evident but, as was the case with World War II... Stereotypes are biased opinions which one group of people have towards another. The primary problem with stereotypes, however, lies in the fact thatthey do not project themselves as opinions but, instead, are presented as incontrovertible facts. Indeed, as Hinton (1993) maintains, "stereotyping can be seen as a more extreme form of typing where we see a whole group of people as homogeneous, with the same characteristics" (56). In...