Indian Mascot Elizabeth Mccruz Analysis

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In Racism American style and resistance to change: Art education’s role in the indian mascot issue by Elizabeth M. DelaCruz explains her take on the stereotyping of Indian Mascot by Non- Native American and the ignorance they take for granted. Many mainstream or American sports teams tend to use Indians as logos, caricatures and mascots for their own benefit. Not only that but they advertise them as “spiritual protectors of earth and all things living, a stoic but silent father figure”, that shape how children see Indian’s nowadays. One side argues that they are only doing it for the fun of it and it's not harming nobody yet people that are against it repel the idea of utilizing historical people as such simple symbols. The use of the Indian