Suzanne Tamaki

Taonga Talkback TV - Episode Four: Good Golly (2020)

1 min 48 secSingle channel / Digital Video / Colour / Sound

"A daily episode of TAONGA from AOTEAROA telling you how it is and disrupting the narrative. If you don't like it, change the channel. #history #educateyourself

Episode four: Good Golly 
#goodgolly #dolly #goodgrief

The Golliwog shares its lineage which started in 1895 as a caricature in the books, The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls and a Golliwog. The Golliwog characters were made into dolls and collectible merchandise before being used in Agatha Christie’s novel Ten Little Niggers. Inspired by the blackface minstrels, a style of theatre that depicted black slaves for comic entertainment."

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