Tag Archives: American Indian sports names and mascots

Freep: Feds Toss Michigan Civil Rights Commission Complaint on Indian Names and Mascots

Here.

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Michigan Republicans Want Michigan Civil Rights Commission to Dismiss Indian Name/Mascot Complaint

Here. H/T Pechanga. They should watch this.

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Michigan Civil Rights Commission to File Discrmination Complaint with U.S. Dept. of Education over Indian Sports Names and Mascots

From the MCRC: Later this morning, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights will file a complaint with the United States Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (OCR) on behalf of all present and future students who are, are descended … Continue reading

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NMAI Symposium on Mascot Controversies Scheduled for February 7, 2013

Here is the notice. The speakers: Speakers include: Kevin Gover, who will deliver opening remarks Manley A. Begay Jr. (Navajo), moderator, associate social scientist/senior lecturer, American Indian Studies Program, University of Arizona, and co-director, Harvard Project on American Indian Economic … Continue reading

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Washington State Board of Education Encourages Schools to Remove Native American Mascots

Resolution is here. Stories are here and here.

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Bleacher Report on the Redskins

Here.

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News Coverage of Tribal Split in Oregon Sports Mascot Issue

Here.

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Salon: Ethnic Mascots are Never Winners

Here. An excerpt: Each of the three standard arguments used to brush off such substantive criticism is more inane than the next. Let’s debunk them one at a time: Nonsensical Argument #1: A mascot is designed to honor, not lampoon, an … Continue reading

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Grand Valley Defeats North Dakota 21-14

WooHoo! I have to believe karma is involved here. From Indianz: “UND should select a sports name and image that everyone can rally behind and share in the fun that should be college athletics,” writes Judith Rieke.

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