Jacqueline Keeler wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Jacqueline is a writer of Navajo and Yankton Dakota heritage, and editor of the forthcoming “The Edge of Morning: Native Voices Speak for the Bears Ears.” She cofounded Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry, which seeks to end the use of racial groups as mascots. Follow her on Twitter @jfkeeler.
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