Debating the Indian Mascot Controversy


You read three articles dealing with the controversy of Native American mascots.
1)“Native American Mascot Controversy and Mass Media Involvement: How the Media Play a Role in Promoting Racism through Native American Athletic

Imagery” by Elizabeth Locklear
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2)“Ending the Era of Harmful ‘Indian’ Mascots” by Brian Cladoosby
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3) “To Everyone in Our Washington Redskins Nation” by Dan Snyder
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Are Indian mascots/sports symbols problematic in a multicultural society? Identify at least 3 examples of Indian mascots/sports symbols, and explain how

they either honor or misrepresent the history and traditions of Native American tribes.