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Response to Taverner (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:28 PM

14. I think you need to look up the word "ridicule" because it clearly doesn't mean what you think

Why do so many American sports teams have names that have some Native American reference? "Ridicule" is not the answer; it's more I think the historical association of Native Americans with qualities of ferocity, nobility, aggression, etc. (cf Vikings and Celtics.) Calling the team the Cleveland Indians is not really the same thing as having a mascot like Chief Wahoo (which is in fact a racist caricature).

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