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Stereotype of the Month Entry

Another Stereotype of the Month entry:


Announcement of your proposed stereotype of the month award reached me today and I would like to submit for your consideration this item I stumbled across just last night: Diversity Week Ice Carvings.

I think that this stereotypic, cigar-store type "Indian" icon along with its "arrowhead" counterpart is particularly ironic in that they were supposedly created as part of a public school's diversity project. However, they were apparently the only two chosen for Internet publication, no doubt because ice sculptures of Africans, Hispanics, Asians, Europeans, etc. were somehow, mysteriously neglected. Considering that this school's sports teams are apparently called "Warriors," perhaps this sort of depiction is par for the course and to be expected from them.

If this item is chosen please let me know as I would like to be sure the school knows about the "honor" it has brought upon itself.

Robert Eurich
American Indian Sports Team Mascots

"Little drops of rain wear away the greatest of stones."

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Wooden cigar-store Indians

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