Race, Colonialism, and the Politics of Indian Sports Names and Mascots: The Washington Football Team Case

@article{Bruyneel2016RaceCA,
  title={Race, Colonialism, and the Politics of Indian Sports Names and Mascots: The Washington Football Team Case},
  author={Kevin Bruyneel},
  journal={Native American and Indigenous Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={3},
  pages={1 - 24}
}
  • Kevin Bruyneel
  • Published 1 January 2017
  • Political Science
  • Native American and Indigenous Studies

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