Cameron University will examine the issue of Indian mascots with presentation by Dr. Cornel Pewewardy

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The Cameron University Library will present “Walk a Mile in My Redface: The Indian Mascot Controversey in American Schools, Sports Culture and Media,” featuring renowned educator and author Cornel Pewewardy on Tuesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. Pewewardy, a member of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma, will examine the reliance of schools and sports cultures on Hollywood’s image of Native Americans through the lens of tribal critical race theory in the redress of manufactured Indian mascots. The presentation is open to the public at no charge. This presentation is made possible through the Clodus & Pauline (Chaat) Smith Endowed Lectureship in American Indian Studies.

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