Study finds only harmful effects from Native-themed mascots – Indian Country Today

by Joaqlin Estus
Indian Country Today

Low self-esteem, low community worth, increased negative feelings of stress and depression.

These are some of the negative psychological effects Native American mascots wreak on the well-being of Native Americans, especially youth, according to a new study.

The Race, Ethnicity and Education Journal on June 8 published the study.

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