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Indigenous Mascots: The Impact on Self-Identity

In the novel, There, There by Cheyenne and Arapaho author, Tommy Orange references the idea of Native images issued in professional sports and hints at the hurt and blatant disregard of their culture in the stereotypical representations. This project will research the impacts of harmful and inaccurate depictions of Indigenous people in the sporting industry and how it impacts their self-identity.

Cheyenne Courtney '25, Lucia Sanches '25
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