American Indian Imagery in Mascots

January 19, 2015

Presented by Jason Felihkatubbe (Choctaw), University of Oklahoma.  Explore the history behind the use of American Indian imagery in sports. Hear insights from those familiar with the National Congress of American Indians. Robert Marley (Cherokee), former public school coach, and April Scott, Director of the Mid-America All-Indian Center in Wichita, will join the speaker for a question and answer session.

Follow the discussion live via Twitter: #HometownTeamsKS.

This event supports "Mascots in Kansas," a special exhibit at the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame. The project is part of "Hometown Teams," a statewide initiative exploring the way sports build and unite communities.

Sponsored by:  Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.

Funded project of Kansas Humanities Councils.  Kansas Humanities Council is a nonprofit organization governed by a Board of Directors. Individual and corporate contributions, funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and funding from the State of Kansas supports our work.

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Time: 6:00 am

Contact: Jordan Poland (316) 262-2038 Phone: (316) 262-2038 Website: http://www.kshof.org
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame
515 S Wichita Street
Wichita, KS 67202-3633
United States
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