Tag Archives: American Indian sports mascots

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

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The Verge: “Adidas offers design resources to schools looking to ditch racist mascots”

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MSU BLSA Panel on Implicit Bias

Fletcher, with Tiffani Darden and Phil Pucillo. Here’s a pic with the audience waiting patiently for dinner to be served. Fletcher previewed next week’s ILPC conference on Indian education — here’s a link to the critically important complaint filed last … Continue reading

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Shame on Eastern Michigan “Eagles”

Eastern Michigan University has become the first university, as far as we know, to regress on the question of the use of American Indian names and mascots for sports purposes. What value is upheld in bringing back an Indian mascot … Continue reading

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Guest Post — Brian Pierson on the Wisconsin Indian Mascot Law

While a challenge to the Wisconsin statute regulating American Indian mascots winds its way through the Wisconsin Court of Appeals (Schoolcraft v. Wisconson Dept. of Public Instruction; briefs here), Mr. Pierson — author of this amicus brief in the Schoolcraft … Continue reading

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Native American Mascots Banned in Oregon Public Schools

First part of the article from the Oregonian: The Oregon Board of Education voted Thursday afternoon to ban Native American mascots in schools across the state. The policy, which represents one of the toughest stances on the issue nationwide, was … Continue reading

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Proposed Oregon Administrative Rule on Native American Mascots

A couple of weeks ago, the Oregon Department of Education heard testimony on Native American Mascots in Public Schools. The post with article links is here. Last week, the Board released a resolution and proposed rule. Other information found here … Continue reading

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Oregon Department of Education Considers Mascot Issue

The Oregon Department of Education is taking public testimony on the issue of American Indian mascots in public schools on March 8th and 9th. There are several newspaper articles on the topic including ones here, here, here, and here. The … Continue reading

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Indian Mascots Video re: Clinton, Michigan

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Sonia Katyal on the Redskins Case

From Findlaw: The Fight Over the Redskins Trademark and Other Racialized Symbols By SONIA K. KATYAL Monday, December 7, 2009 A few weeks ago, the Supreme Court declined to hear a case involving the trademark for the Washington Redskins. That … Continue reading

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