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Controversial Mascots: Sports and Native American Imagery

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
4:30pm – 6:30pm

Storrs Campus
Dodd Center - Konover Auditorium

A symposium featuring a service learning project and a public dialog on sports and Native American Mascots. This symposium will feature a demonstration of a major database constructed by an undergraduate through a service learning project at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and a moderated discussion of the struggle to educate the students and the public about how popular representations of Native Americans curtail cultural dignity and human rights.

This is an Honors event. Categories: Multiculturalism & Global Citizenship OR Social Change, Service, & Sustainability #UHLevent281

Contact:

Rachel Roach, rachel.roach@uconn.edu

Honors Program (primary), Office of Undergraduate Research

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