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Offline klg14

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Native American mascots as normative expressions of prejudice
« on: August 11, 2019, 12:35:06 PM »
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• A mascot depicting Native American stereotypes is prevalent at one university campus.

• Exposure to the stereotypic mascot reduced university donations by 5.5%.

• People low in explicit prejudice report lower belonging when exposed to the mascot.


https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022103118304311
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Re: Native American mascots as normative expressions of prejudice
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2019, 10:21:53 AM »
I AM A PROUD FAN OF THE WASHINGTON REDSKINS.  I EVEN HAVE TWO NATIVE AMERICAN CLOSE FRIENDS.  I ASKED THEM HOW THEY FELT ABOUT THE USE OF THE TERM "REDSKINS" AND THE USE OF NATIVE AMERICAN APORTS MASCOTS. THEY SIMPLY LAFFED AND TOLD ME THEY HAVE MUCH BIGGER ISSUES TO WORRY THEM.  APPARENTLY MOST NATIVE AMERICANS FEEL THE SAME.  IF I EVER ENCOUNTERED A NATIVE AMERICAN WHO WAS OFFENDED I WOULD RESPECT THEIR FEELINGS.

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Re: Native American mascots as normative expressions of prejudice
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2019, 10:37:26 AM »
UNC-Pembroke has no problem with it.
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