A September 20th, 2015 post to Mashable reveals why Netflix changed their online synopsis for Pochahontas (1995).Apparently Pocahontas is on @netflix now. Can we talk about this description? pic.twitter.com/tjaqRY9gs8— Dr. Adrienne K. (@NativeApprops) September 1, 2015
In response to social media complaints (that the words chosen to describe a film about a Native women perpetuated stereotypes that were sexist and racist) Netflix sent an email to blogger Adrienne Keene, saying the synopsis had been "updated to better reflect Pocahontas' active role and to remove the suggestion that John Smith was her ultimate goal."
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