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Thursday, April 7 • 10:45am - 11:15am
Native American Mascot Controversy and Mass Media Involvement

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The last 30 years , there has been national debate as to whether school and professional sports teams should use Native American Imagery as their mascots, nicknames, and/or logos. This presentation examines the use of Native American athletic imagery in media and viewpoints on media responsibility.


Avis Garcia

University of wyoming
Doctoral student in the Counselor Education and Supervision program. A member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe, who earned both a bachelors and masters degree from the University of Wyoming. An advocate for American Indians in education, domestic violence, and suicide prevention

Thursday April 7, 2016 10:45am - 11:15am
Ballroom Central UW Student Union

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