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Paulina Alexis, Devery Jacobs, D'Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, and Lane Factor play the title characters in Reservations Dogs, a series about teenagers living on a reservation in Oklahoma. Shane Brown/ FX on Hulu hide caption

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'Reservation Dogs' co-creator says the show gives audiences permission to laugh

Sterlin Harjo says there's a tendency to be "very precious with Native people ... that's kind of how the world is trained to view us." The irreverent series follows four teens on a reservation.

Paulina Alexis, Devery Jacobs, D'Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, and Lane Factor play the title characters in Reservations Dogs, a series about teenagers living on a reservation in Oklahoma. Shane Brown/ FX on Hulu hide caption

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'Reservation Dogs' co-creator says the show gives audiences permission to laugh

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