The Pros And Cons Of Using Native American Mascots

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There is at least one school in every state with a Native American mascot. Using Native American mascots is an important topic and is debated all over the country. When schools select mascots,they use them for team pride, not for a joke. They are meant to show courage and bravery for that team. Using Native American images and names in professional, college, and high school sports teams does not reinforce and perpetuate stereotypes because the teams using them are taking pride in it. Students take pride in their mascots. Why would a team pick a mascot that they take pride in if the mascot was going to be made fun of? Topic of debate writer Jim McDonald says, ”team mascot names are not racist, the writer correctly gave the definition of racism,
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