More Than A Word

More Than A Word

A Film About Native American-based Sports Mascots and the Washington R*dskins

DVD - 2017
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"More Than a Word offers a look inside the growing movement to change the name of the Washington R*dskins football team. Directed by brothers John and Kenn Little, who are members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, the film traces how the word 'r*dskin' evolved from being a term of racist derision and slander to being embraced as the name of one of the NFL's most beloved franchises. It also draws on the voices of Native American activists and scholars to place this controversy within the wider context of Native American history and racial stereotyping more generally."--
Publisher: Northampton, MA : Media Education Foundation, [2017]
ISBN: 9781944024994
1944024999
Branch Call Number: 305.897 MORE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (70 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital, optical, stereo, Dolby digital, rda
NTSC, rda
video file, all region, rda
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Jun 04, 2018

It amazes me that in 2018 we are still discussing a sports team name that is a racist slur! What is wrong with the owner? How can people even start to justify a racist slur? I am glad that now I no longer have to argue with fans I can just say watch "More Than A Word".
Respect the treaties, and who's land you live on.

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