It is the mascot that represents the competitive spirit and team identity, motivating players and fans alike.
Does the symbol chosen have any impact on whether a team wins or loses. But the choice of a Native American mascot continues to ignite debate and controversy among athletes, fans and alumni, as well as those people who might otherwise be disinterested in sports.
By 1900 the population of the Indigenous peoples had declined to about 250,000.
The common belief has been that this rapid decrease in population has been due to the disease that Europeans brought with them when they migrated to the “new world”. Crosby writes that “it is highly probable that the greatest killer was epidemic disease, especially as manifested in virgin soil epidemics.” Many reports and essays focus on disease as the main killer of the Indigenous population, but few often look at how the European and Indigenou...
Then I will discuss how this knowledge will inform my practice with Native Americans.
To conclude, I will talk about ethical issues, and dilemmas that a Social Worker might face working with Native American people.
- I have decided to discuss the topic of Spirituality in Native Americans.
To address this topic, I will first discuss what knowledge I have gained about Native Americans.
There are many different Native American tribes that factor out cultural differences and depending on the tribe, the lifestyle qualities such as sports, games, and rituals differentiate between one another....
[tags: native american history, athletics] - Teams in every sport, at every level of competition, have a mascot.