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Indian Mascots & Logo Racism

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The mascot issue is a very sensitive issue to Native Indian People. Imagine if there was a team called the Washington Whiteskins, Boston Blackskins, vice the Washington Redskins. Yes, there is a lot of political correctness that has gone to far by trying to rewrite history. However, understand that Indian people didn't vote until 1924. Only recently following the social changes from the 1960's & 70's do Indian people have the resources to fight these and all types of controversial issues. If you don't think that racism is alive and well today... read links below with an OPEN MIND.

Indian Mascot & Logo Taskforce, Wisconsin Indian Education Association

American indian Sports Team Mascots,Informative Site

Understanding The American Indian Mascot Issue A Collection of Writings on Team Names and Logos

Should images of American Indians and American Indian religous symbols and imagery be used as sport mascots? North Carolina Public & School Debate

Asheville North Carolina AIM, Very Informative Site

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AIM DISCLAIMER: The American Indian Movement its Chapters and Support Groups do not support, nor condone Violence or acts of Malicious behavior. Such behavior by individuals acting on their own, do not represent AIM. AIM is a spiritual movement of committed individuals who walk the red path of tolerance, peace and respecting all life as sacred.

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