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Tim Giago: Censor tribes for supporting mascots
Wednesday, August 17, 2005

"I believe it is about time that the National Congress of American Indians and the National Indian Education Association censor those Indian tribes that would demean all other Indian nations by allowing their good names to be associated as mascots for America's fun and games.

How can they consider it an honor to be mimicked, aped and insulted at sporting events? As I have said many times before, if there was a team mascot called "Zulu" would the blacks consider it an honor to see white fans paint their faces black, put on African attire, and wave spears in the air at football games? I think not!"

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