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Skin in the Game: Providing Redress for American Sports' Appropriation of Native American Iconography

@inproceedings{Blanks2016SkinIT,
  title={Skin in the Game: Providing Redress for American Sports' Appropriation of Native American Iconography},
  author={Geraud Blanks},
  year={2016}
}
ii DEDICATION iv ACKNOWLEDGMENTS vi CHAPTER I: INTRODUCTION 1 CHAPTER II: MAINSTREAM CULTURE AND NATIVE AMERICANS 4 Mythologizing Indians: white claims of native cultural properties 7 American sports and the disembodied Indian as mascot 9 CHAPTER III: PAST ATTEMPTS TO USE LAW TO MINIMIZE HARM AND APPROPRIATION OF NATIVE AMERICAN NAMES AND SYMBOLS 13 The evolution of name-change activism 14 Arguments That Frame the Debate 17 The Washington Redskins name-change controversy 20 The virtues of… Expand

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