Homogeneous worlds being a problem is pretty much limited to worlds where the homogeneous population is made up of people who are the dominant power in our world. A world with hundreds of characters who are all white is a problem. An isolated empire of indigenous Americans is not.
You didn’t ask for it, but here are some tips for isolated empires anyway:
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Especially useful for me writing Sci-Fi and Fantasy, they do some great analysis of cultures and how they interact, how individuals of unspecified race tend to be automatically classified as white by the audience, and how to tactfully represent other races and cultures (here’s a hint: Do lots of reasearch!)
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okay but why don’t more people talk about Night at the Museum like
poc characters and people being portrayed by poc people
this movie is so good
and it has one of the funniest, best, most ridiculous friendships in movie history
and you have Robin Williams as Teddy Roosevelt I mean
and if all that didn’t convince you there’s also a t-Rex skeleton that plays fetch with one of its own ribs