IMAGINING THE INDIAN: THE FIGHT AGAINST NATIVE AMERICAN MASCOTING is an illuminating examination of the movement to end the misappropriation of Native culture. Documenting the origins of the words, images, and gestures that many Native people and their allies find harmful, Aviva Kempner and Ben West (Cheyenne) powerfully chronicle the impact that marginalization of Native history has had on Native people, and the social movements to remove Confederate imagery, topple statues of Christopher Columbus, and force professional sports teams - including the Chicago Blackhawks - to change their offensive names. 

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