No Red Ink: finish Parts of Speech review, silent read when complete
Stereotypes and myths are a complex issue in our multicultural society, In your groups, brainstorm and record at least 5 stereotypes about Indigenous peoples that you’re aware of. We will return to this in later units when we debunk stereotypes.
Racist sports teams and racism in sports. There are several sports teams and mascots in North America that many argue are racist and completely unacceptable. Opinions vary, but a lot of Indigenous folks are making efforts to have these teams and mascots changed. Watch these three videos below, which present different perspectives on this issue, and write a 2-3 paragraph response in your learning journal: should team names like the Washington Redskins, which are accused of being racist and offensive to Indigenous peoples, be changed? Why or why not?