CNAY Partners with Northern Colorado UNITY on Event About the Psychological Impact of Racist Mascots

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CNAY’s Executive Director, Erik Stegman, was a featured speaker at a special event hosted by the Northern Colorado UNITY Council entitled, “Beyond Tradition and Symbolism: The Psychological Effects of American Indian Mascots on Youth.” He discussed his 2014 report called Missing the Point and took part in a panel discussion with nationally-recognized clinical psychologist Michael Friedman, Ernest House Jr., Executive Director of the Colorado Commission on Indian Affairs, and Mia Long, Sr. Policy Advisor at the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education.

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