This article discusses the Wild West shows and their role as educational, entertainment, and also American rituals. It also describes the contradictory elements in these shows, particularly the portrayal of the Native Americans.
""Through Their Eyes": Buffalo Bill's Wild West as a Drawing Table for American Identity,"
Constructing the Past: Vol. 7
, Article 8.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.iwu.edu/constructing/vol7/iss1/8