Native American Mascot Case Study

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#1 The biggest argument that people make for the teams keeping mascots and their names is that a small percent of Native Americans are really “offended” by them. The percent of Native Americans that are offended shouldn’t be ignored just because they are a small percent On top of that, the statistics involved are complicated and hard to verify. #2 Teams seem to “target” Native Americans: Use their image and names with less worry about retaliation because they are a minority and would be less likely to retaliate than another group, in the case of their culture being attacked #3 The image of another culture (which is more prominent and larger in our society) wouldn’t be used as a mascot or team name because it would offend a larger group
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