Jackie Keeler on Rose City Native Radio

program date: 
Thu, 04/17/2014

Host Jackie Malstrom interviews Jackie Keeler about the continuing controversy over the use of Native American caricatures as sports mascots and Native stereotyping in general.  Keeler is a Navajo/Yankton Dakota Sioux writer living in Portland,  finishing her first novel, “Leaving the Glittering World.” She helped start an organization called Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry. A recent article on the issue by Keeler can be found at:http://www.salon.com/2014/04/13/my_life_as_a_cleveland_indian_the_enduring_disgrace_of_racist_sports_mascots/ 

The program will also feature traditional and contemporary Native music, news from Indian Country and a calendar of local and regional events. 

An event at Reed College on Thursday, April 24, will look at the sports mascot and stereotypes issue in depth:

  • Length: 54:27 minutes (49.85 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)


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