Imagining the Indian: The Fight Against Native American Mascoting (Work-in-Progress)

Poster for Imagining the Indian: The Fight Against Native American Mascoting (Work-in-Progress) Imagining the Indian: The Fight Against Native American Mascoting is a feature-length documentary film that examines the movement to eliminate the use of Native American slurs, names, logos, images and gestures that many Native Americans and their allies and demeaning and offensive. The film investigates the impact that caricatures like Chief Wahoo -- the cartoonish logo of the Cleveland Indians -- gestures like the Atlanta Braves' "tomahawk chop" and epithets like the Washington "Redskins" have on the Native community, the sports community and society in general.

Year:
2020
Length:
20 minutes
Country:
Director:
Aviva Kempner and Ben West (Cheyenne)

Shown at

  1. Social Justice Film Series (Sacramento) - 2020

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