GIAGO: Mascots, ignorance and racial prejudice

September 27, 2012 at 4:14 am in The Daily Republic

Twenty years ago I was on the Oprah Winfrey Show with Michael Haney and Suzanne Harjo to talk about the use of Native Americans as mascots for America’s fun and games. It was the first time in television history that a major talk show allowed Native Americans to openly discuss why we do not appreciate our use as mascots for sports.
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