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Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 3:30pm

More than a Word: Native American Cultural Appropriation and Naming Sports Teams

Crosby Seminar Room, Northrop 240 (84 Church St SE, Minneapolis)
Free and Open to the Public


A panel discussion exploring the Washington DC football team, analyzing their use of the derogatory term R*dskins and surrounding issues, and examining the history of Native American cultural appropriation. Panelists include More Than A Word filmmakers Kenn and John Little (History), Joy Hamilton (Communication Studies), and Amanda Blackhorse (plaintiff, Blackhorse et al v. Pro-Football Inc).  

This event is cosponsored by the History Department.

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