What's in a Name? The Use of Native American Images in Sports

Students discuss and analyze the pros and cons of using Native American names and images to represent sports teams. Using primary sources, including position statements from Native American tribes, interviews with school alumni and individual Native Americans, they write an persuasive essay that demonstrates their opinion on the issue.

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6th - 8th
English Language Arts
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