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Free speech and culture clash - " In Whose Honor?"
Join us for the 2nd film in the Diversity Film Series
presented by the Western Libraries Oct. 11th @ 4:30 p.m., Wilson 164f
In Whose Honor? documents the ‘…discussion of Chief Illiniwek as the U. of Illinois mascot, and the effect on Native American peoples. Graduate student Charlene Teters shares the impact of the Chief on her family. Interviewees include members of the Board of Regents, students, alumni.
"A graphic and eloquent examination of racism in sports and so called 'higher education'. Catching bigotry at its most virulent, this film requires no interpretation - it speaks directly to the problems without blinking. A masterpiece of camera art and realism." (the late) Vine Deloria, Jr.