Change the Marquette University seal

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Joshua Steffey
Nov 10, 2020
By all means change the seal for a more inclusive, antiracist vision. But do not do so in the name of “historical accuracy.” The “original” painting is not historically accurate either. It’s yet another colonialist representation with its own set of racist tropes. Widening the perspectival frame of this image does not add much context or sociohistorical truth content.

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Sarah Camp
Nov 3, 2020
As a 2x alumna & current staff member, I fully support this change. For all the reasons MUNASA has stated and more. After all, a picture is worth a thousand words.

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Kathryn Bailey
1 year ago
this is misleading and inaccurate.

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Allyson Genger
1 year ago
When I was a senior about 5 years ago, a student in my Sociology of Social Movements class did a presentation on this subject and the many ways that Marquette and the Milwaukee community fails its Native students and community members. She was speaking from personal experience along with research. This is one small step, but could have a powerful impact on producing longer term change!

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Jennifer Ohlendorf
1 year ago
We are supposed to be better than this.

Current faculty and NURS ‘00 & ‘14

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Anne Bartelt
1 year ago
MU should not be erasing Native peoples from our story. Accurate representation is important.

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Ricardo Vega
1 year ago
I care

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Mya Coene
1 year ago
I believe indigenous people have been ignored, discriminated against, and taken from for far too long. Changing the seal is just the start of a bigger impact.

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Morgan Hughes
1 year ago
This is long overdue. The current seal rewrites history and doesn’t honor truth at all.

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Mac Vogel
1 year ago
Proud MU alum here.... change the seal.