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"I Am Not a Mascot"
Mar. 30, 2006
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Whether you believe Chief Illiniwek is a symbol or a mascot - or some of both - Native Americans have voiced their concern regarding and opposition to the use of Native American imagery in sporting events. See the short movie below for their own words.

View the full 3-minute video:
QT: sml (1.6 MB), med (5.1), big (10.5)
AVI: small (5.4 MB), medium (10.4)

Sound only: AIFC (0.5 MB), µlaw (mono, 1.3),
µlaw (2.7), AAC (2.8), MP3 (3.4)

A note about movie formats: The Quicktime (QT) player is free and available for both Windows and Macintosh. AVI movies are included above for those without Quicktime. All sound is stereo unless so noted.

Credits: produced by Brenda Farnell, John Martirano and Brent McDonald. Music: Peyote Healing by Marius de Vries and Robbie Robertson, DMG Arizona/Chrysalis.

Posted with permission - this video production is ©2003 by the producers listed above.