Tag Archives: Mascots

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


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U.S. Supreme Court Grants Cert in Lee v. Tam

Here. This case addresses the same issue brought up by Pro-Football v. Blackhorse (section 2(a) of the Lanham Act), which is currently in the 4th Circuit. Pro-Football, Inc. petitioned the Court to skip the 4th Circuit and be joined to … Continue reading

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WaPo: “Cleveland’s Chief Wahoo: Why the most offensive image in sports has yet to die”


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Professor Tsosie on Indigenous Identity & Sports Mascots

Professor Tsosie’s excellent Federal Lawyer article on identity and sports mascots is available below. Her longer law review article on these subjects is available here. Tsosie Fed Lawyer Art on Mascots As one of the curators of the Indian law … Continue reading

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David Treuer on the creation of the Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation

His New York Times Op Ed piece is here.

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Dan Snyder, Owner of Washington Football Team Issues Letter, Announces Original Americans Foundation

Mr. Snyder, owner of the infamous Washington team, has decided that instead of changing the racial epithet used in the team’s name, he will start a foundation to address social ills within Native American communities. Taken from his letter Letter-from-Dan-Snyder-032414: The … Continue reading

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US Rep Betty McCollum Letter Regarding Washington Team Mascot Name; AIM Press Release & Manifesto

Congresswoman Betty McCollum has released a letter to the major parties involved in the movement to ban the Washington Football Team name and mascot from the Metrodome November 7. McCollum Letter to Minnesota Sports Facilities(1) In addition, the American Indian … Continue reading

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Freep’s Mike Thompson on Michigan Mascot Issue

Here. With accompanying comic:

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Michigan House Republicans Introduce Retaliatory Bill Against MDCR

Representatives Bob Genetski and Dan Lauers introduced a bill yesterday that would cut the Michigan Department of Civil Rights budget and use the money to pay schools that are “forced” to change their mascot. Coverage from the Freep and Michigan … Continue reading

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State Civil Rights Panel to Discuss Mascot Issue

From the Holland Sentinel: State Civil Rights Panel to again take up issue of Native American mascots By CHRISTINE HOMAN Capital News Service Posted May 03, 2010 @ 05:30 AM Lansing, MI — By CHRISTINE HOMAN Capital News Service The … Continue reading

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