In Whose Honor? American Indian Mascots in Sports (1997)

This groundbreaking 1997 PBS documentary launched the movement against American Indian mascots to a new level, getting reviewed in the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Chicago Tribune, and even a "person of the week" spot about the film's subject Charlene Teters by the ABC World News. "In Whose Honor?" takes a critical look at the long-running practice of "honoring" Native American Indians by using them as mascots and nicknames in sports. In this moving and award-winning documentary, Native Americans speak out about the hurtful and harmful effects of stereotyped sports images on both Natives and non-Natives alike. The program follows the remarkable story of Charlene Teters, a Spokane Indian and mother of two, and her impassioned transformation from a graduate student into a leader... read more
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In Whose Honor? American Indian Mascots in Sports (1997)