Sovereignty in “The Vanishing American” and “Broken Arrow” Films

Discuss the concept of “sovereignty” in the films “The Vanishing American” and “Broken Arrow.”

Identify, define, and explore the key term of “sovereignty.” Discuss how the plot of two of the following films, “The Vanishing American” and “Broken Arrow”, raises and, in the story, reflects upon the concept of sovereignty. Finally, analyze what conclusions can be drawn from the film plot regarding the keyword. That is, if the plot or meaning of the film is true, what does that mean for, say, thinking about Native Americans?