A monthly reality-check on the issues Americans care about most. Host Warren Olney draws on his decades of experience to explore the people and issues shaping – and disrupting - our world. How did everything change so fast? Where are we headed? The conversations are informal, edgy and always informative. If Warren's asking, you want to know the answer.
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Dr. Stephanie Fryberg joins John to discuss her work in researching the psychological harm caused by native mascots and the impact they have on children and teens. Dr. Fryberg is a Tulalip psychologist who received her Master's and Doctorate degrees from Stanford University and has spent most of her career researching and collecting data on how Native people feel about Native mascots and their overall representation in media. During her time spent researching this subject, she has been able document significant data that shows race-based mascots do in fact cause psychological harm and they are especially harmful to young children and teens. →→→→ Like what you hear? Support the show on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/letstalknative ←←←←