American Indian Tribe Research Paper

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An American Indian tribe from South Dakota did the unthinkable. "Lazy" Indians who always rely on handouts (because that 's the stereotype) rejected a lot of money from the Washington R*dskins http://www.care2.com/causes/federal-judge-cancels-racist-nfl-team-names-trademark.html on principle. Some things can 't be brought -- they can 't be silenced "Sold Our Souls -- Price Was Cheap" As reported in The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/local/wp/2015/08/05/native-american-tribe-votes-to-reject-25000-offered-by-washington-redskins-foundation/ the Cheyenne River Sioux 's leadership voted to rejected a hefty sum (a guaranteed $25,000) from the Washington R*dskins team and the Washington R*dskins Original Americans Foundation; both entities are led by Daniel Snyder. The foundation targets many (mostly rural) …show more content…

A bounty on the scalped heads of human beings. http://www.esquire.com/news-politics/news/a29318/redskin-name-update/ There 's nothing honorable about that history. 2. Psychology: The American Psychological Association http://www.apa.org/pi/oema/resources/indian-mascots.aspx recommends rejecting all American Indian mascots because of their contemporary consequences: -- Mascots create hostile environments for native youth. -- They negatively impact the self-esteem of native children. -- They undermine the ability of tribes to create accurate and respectful images of their own culture. -- The stereotypical mascots are rooted in continuous discrimination and prejudice. 3. Pain: There 's no way around it -- it 's a term that hurts, and those feelings should be validated. So Snyder and his foundation can try to silence certain tribes, but the Change the Mascot movement http://www.changethemascot.org cannot be bought and it certainly

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