Race, Place, and Biography at Play

@article{Jacobs2014RacePA,
  title={Race, Place, and Biography at Play},
  author={Michelle R. Jacobs},
  journal={Journal of Sport \& Social Issues},
  year={2014},
  volume={38},
  pages={322 - 345}
}
Critical to the Indian mascot debate is the question of whether American Indians support their use. My research describes the diverse viewpoints of Northeast (NE) Ohio Natives, who live in a region with a prominent Indian mascot. I also explore a biographical pattern that maps onto respondents’ perspectives. Natives who lived in the urban setting exclusively (urban only) are less likely to resist romantic portrayals of Indianness, such as those conveyed by Indian mascots. Natives who lived on… Expand
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