Gone are the days of Cowboys and Indians where the cowboys are the heroes and indians are the bad guys. Thanks to historical research, we now know that the Indians, now referred to as Native Americans, are as much the good guys as anyone may be. While there is a growing number of Native American heroes, they still remain a relative minority among the white-dominated rosters of superheroes. Let's look at the most well-known examples of these.
- 171 VOTESDani Moonstar of the New Mutants started out young, but grew up in superheroics and is now a mentor for younger mutants. She also has the power of the Valkyrie. Thus, she makes an odd mixup of Norse Mythology and Native American legend.Agree or disagree?
- 269 VOTESJames Proudstar is an Apache who was once with the Hellions. His older brother, John, code-named Thunderbird, died during one of the second X-Men team's missions (the second team was where Storm, Colossus and others first appeared). He was resentful against the X-Men over his older brother's death. However, he changes his views and later joins X-Force. His powers, like his older brother's, are enhanced physical capabilities and senses that enable him to fight with great skill. He can also fly.Agree or disagree?
- 350 VOTESDawnstar is from a planet that Native Americans have colonized in the future. Like her people, she has wings that allow her to fly. She is of the Anasazi tribe, and also has excellent tracking and navigation skills. She becomes a member of the Legion of Superheroes.Agree or disagree?
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American EagleOne of the more patriotically-themed Native Americans, American Eagle is a Navajo man named Jason Strongbow. He drives a motorcycle with the American flag on it. His powers are similar to Warpath's, enhanced strength, speed, stamina and senses, thanks to a mutation caused by the powers of the supervillain Klaw.Agree or disagree?