Fictional Native American People: Chakotay, a Man Called Horse, John Redcorn, Joseph Gribble, Chief Illiniwek, Forge, Tommy Oliver Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781233092765

Published: August 19th 2011

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Fictional Native American People: Chakotay, a Man Called Horse, John Redcorn, Joseph Gribble, Chief Illiniwek, Forge, Tommy Oliver  by  Source Wikipedia

Fictional Native American People: Chakotay, a Man Called Horse, John Redcorn, Joseph Gribble, Chief Illiniwek, Forge, Tommy Oliver by Source Wikipedia
August 19th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 82 pages | ISBN: 9781233092765 | 4.23 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 80. Chapters: Chakotay, A Man Called Horse, John Redcorn, Joseph Gribble, Chief Illiniwek, Forge, Tommy Oliver,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: 80. Chapters: Chakotay, A Man Called Horse, John Redcorn, Joseph Gribble, Chief Illiniwek, Forge, Tommy Oliver, Danielle Moonstar, BraveStarr, Warpath, Ramona, Geronimo, Elisa Maza, Jacob Black, Echo, Turok, Billy Jack, Thunderbird, Puma, List of Native American superheroes, Zorro, Ian Nottingham, Portal, Tonto, American Eagle, Dawnstar, Wyatt Wingfoot, Chief Wahoo, Red Wolf, Scalphunter, Black Crow, Super-Chief, Silver Fox, Pow Wow Smith, Magua, Coldheart, Chingachgook, Yukon Jack, Little Hiawatha, Jiukiukwe, Princess Summerfall Winterspring.

Excerpt: Chief Illiniwek was the mascot and the official symbol of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign associated with the Universitys intercollegiate athletic programs from 1926 to February 21, 2007. The mascot was portrayed by a student dressed in Sioux regalia to honor the Illiniwek, the states namesake. The student portraying Chief Illiniwek performed during halftime of Illinois football and basketball games, as well as during womens volleyball matches. For more than two decades, Chief Illiniwek has been the center of a controversy.

At the root of the controversy is the view of several American Indian groups, as well as other people, both of color, and white, that the symbol/mascot was a misappropriation of indigenous cultural figures and rituals and that it perpetuated stereotypes about American Indian peoples.

As a result of this controversy, the NCAA termed Chief Illiniwek a hostile or abusive mascot and image in August 2005 and banned the university from hosting postseason activities as long as it continued to use the mascot and symbol. Chief Illiniwek and the Chief Illiniwek logo-a stylized front view of an American Indian face and headdress-are trademarks of the University of Illinois. Licensed use of the logo by the university has been increasingly restrictive as ...



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