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Netflix changes the sexist, culturally insensitive Pocahontas description.
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Dr. Adrienne K., owner of the Native Appropriations blog, just wanted to watch a movie, and it led to Netflix changing the description for Pocahontas.

While scrolling through Netflix, she came upon the 1995 Disney film and immediately found the description sexist and disrespectful of native peoples.

Here's the original description:



Dr. Adrienne took to Twitter for a short appeal:





And then wrote a longer one on her blog.

...[T]hese movies all have well developed romance plot lines, but their (white, male) protagonists get to save things, fight people, have adventures, and be 'lord of the jungle'–they are not defined by their romantic relationships in the film.


Br> After the post and the the sizable Internet agreement, Netflix actually responded directly to Dr. Adrienne and admitted fault.



The new description tells a decidedly different story.



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RIHANNA WAS AT FIRST UNSURE WHETHER OR NOT TO COLLABORATE WITH EMINEM. HE WAS JUST SO WHITE. AND CRAZY. -Pocahontas

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I HAD A DARK VISION YOU PUT THEME PARKS ALL OVER OUR LAND. A GIANT EVIL MOUSE RULED THEM. DOES THAT SOUND CRAZY? (Pocahontas)