PROMPT: For this discussion board please choose ONE of the following topics:
- Discuss the implications of the Indian mascots that are used for professional and college teams across the country. Why would many Native American’s find these mascots offensive? Are there any positive aspects of having such mascots?
- What were some policies put in place by the U.S. government that may contribute to the mistrust that Native Americans have of mainstream American culture?
- Reflect on either (or both) of the videos this week. Answer some of the following questions: What was interesting,thought-provoking, or surprising? Compare and contrast cultures if you watched both. Relate issues seen in the videos to what you have read in the text or provide an outside source to support your points.