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Social Media, Activism, and Mascots


Nov 20 2014


5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Forum for Scholars and Publics

011 Old Chemistry Building, Duke's West Campus Quad

Social Media, Activism, and Mascots

Social Media, Activism, and Mascots

A Conversation with Adrienne Keene

Following the panel and fashion show, Appropriate? Or Appropriation? Native American Fashion and Identity with Adrienne Keene, Jessica Metcalfe, Susan Scafidi, and Shayne Watson, Keene talked about the role of social media in the movement to remove Native American names and mascots from sports teams across the United States.

Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke.


Adrienne Keene

Brown University

Adrienne Keene is the author of Native Appropriations, a blog dedicated to pushing back against stereotypes and misrepresentations of Native peoples. As a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, Adrienne is passionate about reframing how the world sees contemporary Native cultures. Through her writing and activism, she questions and problematizes the…...

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