The Pros And Cons Of Mascots

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When people talk about mascots being named after Indian cultures they think that the Indians being recognized should feel honored. However, when that team plays their rival the other fans are taught to hate those people causing them to hear hateful and degrading comments throughout their lives. “If it’s the team’s tradition, then it’s a legacy of bigotry.” (Wulf). People don’t show respect for Native Americans they use them to create a profit. The Constitution was modeled on the democratic framework established by the Iroquois Confederacy in the 16th century. (Wulf). By focusing on the money aspect of what these names are providing, Snyder overlooks the deeper problem of “...mocking their religious rites, and dismissing their heartfelt calls
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