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Native American Mascots in Sports—Challenging the Persistence and Reinforcement of Stereotypes

Monday, October 10, 2016 at 4:30pm

Many Nations Longhouse
1630 Columbia Street, Eugene, OR

Many Nations Longhouse Panel discussion about the appropriation and misuse of Native American names and mascots in sports with guest speakers Jacqueline Keeler (Navajo, Yankton Dakota), founder of Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry, and Se-ah-dom Edmo (Shoshone Bannock, Nez Perce, Yakama), from the Indigenous Ways of Knowing Program, Lewis and Clark College; moderated by Jason Younker, Assistant Vice President and Advisor to the President on Sovereignty and Government-to-Government Relations. Made possible with support from the Museum of Natural and Cultural History in partnership with the Many Nations Longhouse, UO Native American Studies, Native American Student Union, and Native American Law Student Association.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Discussion

Departments

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)

Target Audience

All Students, Faculty/Staff, General Public, New Students, Alumni

Website

http://jsma.uoregon.edu

Cost

Free

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