Indigenous Voice and Vision as Commodity in a Mass-Consumption Society: The Colonial Politics of Public Opinion Polling

  title={Indigenous Voice and Vision as Commodity in a Mass-Consumption Society: The Colonial Politics of Public Opinion Polling},
  author={Dorothy A. Clark},
  journal={The American Indian Quarterly},
  pages={228 - 238}
  • D. Clark
  • Published 3 August 2005
  • History
  • The American Indian Quarterly
Since March 2002 when Sports Illustrated published “The Indian Wars,” two public opinion polls concerned with controversial athletic mascots and sport team names have claimed to represent the views of American Indians.1 Both polls— one conducted by the Peter Harris Research Group for cnn/Sports Illustrated and another carried out by the Annenberg Public Policy Center for the National Annenberg Election Survey— were commissioned to accurately measure points of view found among all American… 
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