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Team spirits : the Native American mascots controversy

Author: C Richard King; Charles Fruehling Springwood
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Studies the controversy over the use of Native American mascots by professional sports, colleges, and high schools, describing the origins and messages conveyed by such mascots as the Atlanta Braves and Florida State Seminoles.
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Team spirits.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606447874
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C Richard King; Charles Fruehling Springwood
ISBN: 0803277989 9780803277984
OCLC Number: 44633070
Notes: UNC Charlotte Libraries notes:
Introduction, Imagined Indians, social identities, and activism / C. Richard King and Charles Fruehling Springwood -- Chief Bill Orange and the Saltine Warrior : a cultural history of Indian symbols and imagery at Syracuse University / Donald M. Fisher -- Becoming the Indians : fashioning Arkansas State University's Indians / Mary Landreth -- Wennebojo meets the mascot : a trickster's view of the Central Michigan University mascot/logo / Richard Clark Eckert -- Sockalexis and the making of the myth at the core of Cleveland's "Indian" image / Ellen J. Staurowsky -- Fighting Braves of Michigamua : adopting the visage of American Indian warriors in the halls of academia / Patrick Russell LeBeau -- Best offense ... : dissociation, desire, and the defense of the Florida State University Seminoles / C. Richard King and Charles Fruehling Springwood -- At home in Illinois : presence of Chief Illiniwek, absence of Native Americans / David Prochaska -- Fighting name-calling : challenging "Redskins" in court / Suzan Shown Harjo -- Last of the Mohicans, braves, and warriors : the end of American Indian mascots in Los Angeles public schools / Ann Marie (Amber) Machamer -- Escaping the tyranny of the majority : a case study of mascot change / Laurel R. Davis and Malvina T. Rau.
In whose honor? : mascots and the media / Jay Rosenstein -- Educators and mascots : challenging contradictions / Cornel D. Pewewardy -- Uneasy Indians : creating and contesting Native American mascots at Marquette University / C. Richard King -- Playing Indian and fighting (for) mascots : reading the complications of Native American and Euro-American alliances / Charles Fruehling Springwood -- Epilogue, Closing arguments, opening dialogues / Charles Fruehling Springwood and C. Richard King.
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Description: xv, 356 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction, Imagined Indians, social identities, and activism / C. Richard King and Charles Fruehling Springwood --
Chief Bill Orange and the Saltine Warrior : a cultural history of Indian symbols and imagery at Syracuse University / Donald M. Fisher --
Becoming the Indians : fashioning Arkansas State University's Indians / Mary Landreth --
Wennebojo meets the mascot : a trickster's view of the Central Michigan University mascot/logo / Richard Clark Eckert --
Sockalexis and the making of the myth at the core of Cleveland's "Indian" image / Ellen J. Staurowsky --
Fighting Braves of Michigamua : adopting the visage of American Indian warriors in the halls of academia / Patrick Russell LeBeau --
Best offense ... : dissociation, desire, and the defense of the Florida State University Seminoles / C. Richard King and Charles Fruehling Springwood --
At home in Illinois : presence of Chief Illiniwek, absence of Native Americans / David Prochaska --
Fighting name-calling : challenging "Redskins" in court / Suzan Shown Harjo --
Last of the Mohicans, braves, and warriors : the end of American Indian mascots in Los Angeles public schools / Ann Marie (Amber) Machamer --
Escaping the tyranny of the majority : a case study of mascot change / Laurel R. Davis and Malvina T. Rau. In whose honor? : mascots and the media / Jay Rosenstein --
Educators and mascots : challenging contradictions / Cornel D. Pewewardy --
Uneasy Indians : creating and contesting Native American mascots at Marquette University / C. Richard King --
Playing Indian and fighting (for) mascots : reading the complications of Native American and Euro-American alliances / Charles Fruehling Springwood --
Epilogue, Closing arguments, opening dialogues / Charles Fruehling Springwood and C. Richard King.
Responsibility: edited by C. Richard King and Charles Fruehling Springwood ; foreword by Vine Deloria, Jr.
Local System Bib Number:
.b1830347x

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Activists and academics explore the origins of Native American mascots, the messages they convey, and the reasons for their persistence into the twenty-first century. These essays examine hotly  Read more...
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"C. Richard King and Charles Fruehling Springwood have collected fourteen critical essays, with a foreword by Vine Deloria Jr., which examine this matter from a variety of perspectives and provide Read more...

 
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