AMERICAN INDIAN READY TO WEAR CATALOG, THE, $5, 5½” x 8½”, cardstock, 12 pgs.

Apr 10, 2019

In this satirical catalog, the writer/illustrator team of Joey Clift and Janet Myer, both members of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe, presents readers with a handful of exciting ways to accessorize and appropriate their way to chic Native “authenticity.” Trendy looks include “The Disney’s Pocahontas” (“Animal Friends—$500: If all of your friends aren’t literal animals, are you really an Indian?”), “The Land O’ Lakes Butter Maiden” (“Joy Derived from Giving Your Food to White People—Priceless”), and more. Clift and Myer take on racist depictions of Native people with biting wit, sparing no one from sports mogul Daniel Snyder (guess which team) to teen heartthrob Taylor Lautner. They’re also mother and son, which is awesome. This would make an enlightening gift to that special feather-bedecked festivalgoer or smudge-happy holistic punk in all our lives. –Indiana Laub (Red Cat Press,