The Indian Sports Mascot Meets Noble Savage and Noble Savage Confronts Indian Mascot

B. L. James of the Boston Braves in a team uniform bearing the stitched patch of their mascot, 1915, courtesy of the Collections of the Library of Congress.

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The Indian Sports Mascot Meets Noble Savage and Noble Savage Confronts Indian Mascot

by Leanne Howe
Southern Cultures, Vol. 14, No. 4: First Peoples

"But here we are. You with a bow and arrow. Me in a headdress."

The Indian Sports Mascot Meets Noble Savage

Indian Mascot: I think of us always as a couple.

Noble Savage: Have we ever been together? Are we ever going to be?