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Sports Team Names - Insulting or Respectful?


sports Team Names - Insulting or Respectful?

unseen, untold and unheard. . But watching them try is fun, and watching some of their characters like a tough-as-nails member atwoods Warnings who turns out to be a foster kid who strips to earn her way through college or an accomplished black woman who joined a white sorority because she felt. "I know Indians who have no problem with "Indian" mascots". Used as a name for many parks, valleys, mountains etc. . No one would dream of doing such a thing, of course, but the phony concept of the indigenous Noble Savage provides cover for a singular exception to what defenders would no doubt dismiss as political correctness, the catch-all phrase they use to mock complaints about. The answer to this is obvious, but hard to relate without sounding prejudiced. This is what 'Indian' mascots. . Early Americans believed it, and the mass genocide of Indian people and the theft of Indian land in the name of 'Manifest Destiny' began. .

Sure, theres a lot going on in that premise and if, like me and others, you watched the trailer for this film and automatically labeled it problematic you wouldnt be wrong. Then we have the Atlanta 'Braves'. . They would, in a sense, 'laugh all the way to the bank.'  They would not be offended. . And even if it did, that would be as offensive as referring to African Americans as 'blackskins'! . One in particular is this:  When non-Indian sports teams compete against these reservation teams, they often use the same kind of offensive imagery in their signage and antics scalp the Braves'.). . So, if we were to create an 'offensive' name or mascot for these folks, they really would not be all that offended. . The difference here is that it is actual Indians in these schools and on these teams. .

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On a larger scale, "Indian" mascots serve to trivialize us as a people. . The idea was to wound them bad enough in the pocketbook that they would adopt a new name in self-defense. Words like 'red*n 'brave 'Chief Wahoo' etc. . Let me put it this way, I don't care what it is you think you want to 'honor' someone with, if they tell you it is not an honor, well then guess what? . Let me respond to this first by saying that I loathe and detest the the term 'political correctness'. . When the redskins were riding high in the mid-1980s and going to the Super Bowl, he defended slavery vs Induntured servants their name, saying the team used it with respect, whatever that means. Fans performing 'tomahawk chops' at games are insulting and highly offensive, not an honor. .


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