M4: Based on Reading - PROMPT Since the 1960s the use of...

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PROMPT: Since the 1960s, the use of Native American nations as school mascots has been controversial. Miami University's Board of Trustees changed the official mascot from the Redskins to the RedHawks in October 1996. The name change at our own institution provides just one example of the importance of understanding the past as we incorporate and symbolize it in the present. Fleming identifies some of the issues related to Indian mascots in Myth 7. What other myths from Fleming's article surface in this form of representation? How do these myths relate to Buken's concept of the "Mythic Indian" constructed by the media?

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