What We Have Learned from Each Other
The New York Times has reported that about 1,900 athletics teams in the United States, including many at higher education institutions, still carry derogatory or racist Native American names. At a time when those institutions and their sports teams are being asked to reconsider their Native mascot -- or, better yet, have decided to remove them on their own accord -- Miami University is an example of how this hard decision can actually serve as an opportunity to create or strengthen relationships between colleges and Tribal Nations.
Originally published: August 9, 2021
Author: Gregory Crawford
Institution: Miami University of Ohio
Published by: Inside Higher Ed