Tag Archives: American Indian mascots

NCAI Applauds Decision by Little League International to Ban Racially Offensive Team Names and Mascots

Here.

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NHBP Shared Revenue to Help Michigan Schools Scrap Native Mascots

Link: New state-tribe agreement may help schools nix Native American mascots by Emily Lawler from MLive. The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi and the State of Michigan amended their gaming compact to allow up to $500,000 to be put in the … Continue reading

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NYT’s “Room for Debate” Discusses Racist Mascots

Link to editorials here.

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A Native American Parent Confronts a Pervasive NFL Slur

Link to Education Week article by Jared Hautamaki here. Excerpt: The interim superintendent of the Montgomery County district responded to me. He said that in a large, diverse school district, not everyone is going to like what they see. He … Continue reading

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Colorado Governor Commissions Study On Indian Mascots in Public Schools

Executive Order here. Press release here. Link to media coverage here.

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Update: Eastern Michigan University to Remove Racist Insignia

The Detroit Free Press is reporting the school’s Interim President made the announcement via email. Previous coverage: Eastern Michigan U. Native Students Meet with University President and DOJ Liaison over Harassment and Continued Use of Hurons Logo Shame on Eastern Michigan … Continue reading

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NYTs: “Debate Over ‘Redskins’ as Nickname Trickles Down to Buffalo Suburb”

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Materials in North Dakota State Board of Higher Ed v. Jaeger

Documents only available through HTM links, not as PDFs. 3:00pm Thursday, March 15, 2012 20120112 North Dakota State Board of Higher Education, Petitioner v. Al Jaeger, Secretary of State, in his official capacity, Fighting Sioux Ballot Measures aka Committee For … Continue reading

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Indian Country Implications for NFL Supreme Court Case?

A guest post from MSU 2L Adrea Korthase: Following the Supreme Court denial of cert in Harjo v. Pro Football, Inc., a new group of plaintiffs has emerged to challenge the laches defense. However, maybe there is the potential for … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Book: “American Indian Education: Counternarratives in Racism, Struggle, and the Law”

My forthcoming book — “American Indian Education: Counternarratives in Racism, Struggle, and the Law” — is available for pre-order. The blurb: American Indian culture and traditions have survived an unusual amount of oppressive federal and state educational policies intended to … Continue reading

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