Mascots

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The American Indian Mascot

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Carol Huben
Description
Shows how harmful mascots are to the American Indian people. Capstone Experience Manuscript--Commonwealth Honors College, 2011.
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Are North American Sports Fans Offended by the Redskins Team Name? A Demographic Analysis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Brandon Lang
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 38, no. 2, 2018, pp. 19-39
Description
Analyzes data from surveys collected at 6 professional sporting events to understand which selected social groupings hold which opinions. Results show that university graduates and political liberals are more offended by the team name Redskins than non-university graduates and political conservatives.
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Beyond the Cheers: Race as Spectacle in College Sport

Alternate Title
SUNY Series on Sport, Culture, and Social Relations
E-Books
Author/Creator
C. Richard King
Charles Fruehling Springwood
Description
See chapter three: "Kill the Indians, Save the Chief": Native American Mascots and Imperial Identities".
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Borrowing Power: Racial Metaphors and Pseudo-Indian Mascots

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
C. Richard King
CR: The New Centennial Review, vol. 4, no. 1, Spring, 2004, pp. 189-209
Description
Analysis of pseudo-Indian mascots and anti-Indian symbols in sports, arguing they offer, sometimes in a powerful way, insights into race and race relations.
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Exploitation of American Indian Symbols: A First Amendment Analysis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Joseph J. Hemmer Jr.
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 32, no. 2, Spring, 2008, pp. 121-140
Description
Author argues that the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States doctrines contain no legal basis for regulating or eliminating the use of Indigenous symbols, images, or stereotypes as mascots or logos in sports and/or business.
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From Student to Teacher in Thirty-Four Years

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Richie Plass
American Indian Quarterly , vol. 27, no. 1/2, Special Issue: Native Experiences in the Ivory Tower, Winter-Spring, 2003, pp. 373-375
Description
Author recounts major events in his life and how those events were affected by racism in academic institutions.
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Indigenous Voice and Vision as Commodity in a Mass-Consumption Society: The Colonial Politics of Public Opinion Polling

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
D. Anthony Tyeeme Clark
American Indian Quarterly , vol. 29, no. 1/2, Winter-Spring, 2005, pp. 228-238
Description
Commentary article critiques the ethics and methods of public opinion polls which claim to represent the sentiments of Indigenous peoples surround sports team names and mascots that draw on the imagery of Indigenous peoples and cultures.
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The "Mascotting" of Native America: Construction, Commodity, and Assimilation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jason Edward Black
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 26, no. 4, Autumn, 2002, pp. 605-622
Description
Author uses their position as a graduate of Florida State University (where members of the University community are referred to as Seminoles) to consider the constructs and consequences that result from Universities appropriating Indigenous names and cultural images.
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The Native American Mascot Controversy: A Handbook

Alternate Title
American Indian Imagery and the Miseducation of America
Defensive Dialogues: Native American Mascots, Anti-Indianism, and Educational Institutions
Putting the Moccasin on the Other Foot: A Media History of the "Fighting Whities"
The Problems with Native American Mascots
What the "Fighting Sioux" Tells Us about White People
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Laurel R. Davis
Robert Jensen
Ellen J. Staurowsky
C. Richard King
Bruce E. Johansen
Description
Selection of essays from the book.
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Native Narratives: The Representation of Native Americans in Public Broadcasting

Alternate Title
American Archive of Public Broadcasting
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Library of Congress
GBH Archiv
Sally Smith
Description

Looks at radio and television coverage of key events or issues in both non-Native American-produced and Native American-created programs found in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting collection. Divided into five sections: (Mis)Representations of Native Americans; Termination, Relocation, and Restoration; The American Indian Movement; Native Americans in Contemporary News Media; and Visual Sovereignty: Native-Created Public Media.

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“Playing Indian,” Power, and Racial Identity in American Sport: Gerald R. Gems' “The Construction, Negotiation, and Transformation of Racial Identity in American Football”

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
C. Richard King
Charles Fruehling Springwood
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 23, no. 2, 1999, pp. 127-131
Description
Argues that Gerald R. Gems overestimates the importance of playing football, neglects the significance of "playing Indian" and thereby supports a racial stereotype.
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Teepees and Trade-marks: Aboriginal Peoples, Stereotypes and Intellectual Property

Alternate Title
Teepees and Trademarks: Aboriginal Peoples, Stereotypes and Intellectual
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Vanessa Udy
Description
In webinar, lawyer discusses ways that Canadian Indigenous peoples have used intellectual property law to promote their cultural heritage and protect it from appropriation and negative stereotypes. Duration: 44:28.
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