Symbol Of Respect

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Symbol of Respect Native American mascots should not be banned because the Native Americans receive assistance for the usage of the mascot . In the article “Insult or Honor” by Alessandra Potenza, the author states that “ the Seminole tribe granted permission to Florida State University to keep using its Seminoles name as well as its popular Chief Osceola mascot… in return the school provides scholarships and reduced tuition to tribe members.”the University did not have to asked the Indians and they kept their mascot. Instead, the University took the initiative to ask the tribe to give them permission. The University is giving back to the tribe members The University respected the tribe and did not want the tribe to believe that they were

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