Writing, Tonto & The Wise-Cracking Minority Sidekick Who Is the First to Die (ref: https://cynthialeitichsmith.blogspot.com/2014/02/writing-tonto-wise-cracking-minority.html )
American Indians are often represented as the faithful sidekick.
Authors to read/ TV Shows, films to Watch?
Treuer, Anton. "Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask" 1st Edition.
(Despite the name, this book is about American Indians or Native American, not Indian from India.)
"Do All Indians Live in Tipis?: Questions and Answers from the National Museum of the American Indian." 1st Edition by National Museum of the American Indian
"Invisible 3." Personal Essays on Representation in SF/F
edited by Jim C. Hines: http://writingtheother.com/resources/
Writing the Other (Master classes): http://writingtheother.com/on-demand-classes/
Mirror and Window Books: http://libequity.web.unc.edu/files/2017/03/Mirrors-and-Windows-How-and-Why.pdf