Good job! I grew up in Sioux Falls, but went to grad school at the University of Illinois shortly before they finally got rid of Chief Illiniwek. Yes of course Native people have much larger day-to-day issues to worry about, but recognizing that a mascot is racist and then changing it should really be such a simple thing, a small gesture. It’s the people who blindly cling to them so tenaciously who MAKE it into such a big deal. With many teams, the fans largely have never even met a real Native person and so really do equate them with Vikings and 49ers and such. But for me, having known and worked with many Native people in SD, it was just embarrassing for my university to be “represented” by a white kid doing a redface minstrel show, because that’s what it was.