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Movie: In Whose Honor

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In Whose Honor? Changed the mascot but they still allow this chief at homecoming events because the alumni had threatened to pull out millions of dollars because of this mascot University of Illinois- Chief Illino appeared in 1926 Board of trustees (white woman) believe it is a compliment to have a chief as a mascot and couldn’t see how it was offensive
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Unformatted text preview: Some whites in the video said that Native Americans should have no say; they pay no taxes • Charlene Teters spoke out • While black faces and black caricatures were gone Indian faces still remain • The mascots costume was Sioux and the dance was made up-there is no Illioni in the chief • American Indian Association o Opposed Indian caricatures o...
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  • Fall '08
  • Native Americans in the United States, Charlene Teters, Chief Illino, Illinois- Chief Illino, American Indian Association, Opposed Indian caricatures

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