By: Karen Brito
New World
Expansion in “Avatar”
• Used guns to scare the Na’Vi
• Destroyed fauna and flora
• Moving toward the home tree
Westward Expansion
Indian Removal Act
“Trail Of Tears”
“Trail Of Tears” in the movie Avatar
• Happy Ending
• Got their land back
• Native Americans got kicked out
• Many were killed
• They didn’t get their land back
Sources
• "A New Eden, Both Cosmic and Cinematic." James Cameron Creates a New World,
Both Cosmic and Cinematic. N.p., 17 ...
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  1. 1. By: Karen Brito
  2. 2. New World
  3. 3. Expansion in “Avatar” • Used guns to scare the Na’Vi • Destroyed fauna and flora • Moving toward the home tree
  4. 4. Westward Expansion Indian Removal Act
  5. 5. “Trail Of Tears”
  6. 6. “Trail Of Tears” in the movie Avatar
  7. 7. • Happy Ending • Got their land back • Native Americans got kicked out • Many were killed • They didn’t get their land back
  8. 8. Sources • "A New Eden, Both Cosmic and Cinematic." James Cameron Creates a New World, Both Cosmic and Cinematic. N.p., 17 Dec. 2009. Web. 10 July 2013. <http://movies.nytimes.com/2009/12/18/movies/18avatar.html?pagewanted=all>. • Trabich, Leah. "Native AmericanGenocide Still HauntsUnited States." Native American Genocide Still Haunts U.S. IEARN, n.d. Web. 10 July 2013. <http://www.iearn.org/hgp/aeti/aeti-1997/native-americans.html>.COPYRIGHT 1997- 2005 • Meade, Frederick A. "'Avatar': An Extension of White Supremacy." Michigan Chronicle, 27 Jan- 02 –Feb 2. 2010. Web. 10 July 2013. <http://search.proquest.com.ccny- proxy1.libr.ccny.cuny.edu/docview/390322708/13F4B6E566D70FD1DFF/1?accounti d=9967>. • Rose, Adam J. "'Avatar' Critics See Racist Theme." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 10 Jan. 2010. Web. 10 July 2013. <http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/01/10/avatar-critics-see-racist- theme_n_418155.html>.

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