In this Jan. 29, 2018 file photo, foam images of the MLB baseball Cleveland Indians’ mascot Chief ... and racist imagery, but Native Americans say they don’t see significant pressure applied to those ...
Collings, D-Portland, to ban all Native American imagery for school sports ... “We asked for the mascot to be removed,” she said, “that the ‘Indians’ not be the name of the high school teams. My ...
Backers of keeping the "Indian" nickname ... is racist and demeaning to Native Americans. The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine said the vote set up the state to become the first to end ...
SKOWHEGAN — As supporters of keeping the Skowhegan “Indians” nickname for local ... proposed bill to ban all Native American imagery for school sports teams instead. She said the issue at hand is just ...
Nowhere is red face more prominent than at sporting events featuring teams with Native American mascots ... Braves and Indians, and around Halloween. In the documentary “More Than a Word” about the ...
Nowhere is redface more prominent than at sporting events featuring teams with Native American mascots ... Braves and Indians, and around Halloween. In the documentary “More Than a Word” about the ...
At Dartmouth, Indians, an unofficial mascot and team name, was used until the early 1970s ... present institutional and academic objectives of the College in advancing Native American education.” On ...
which made Maine the first state to altogether eliminate Native American mascots and imagery from its scholastic sports. It started in Scarborough, which dropped its “Redskins” nickname in 2001. In ...
Other schools already abandoned Native American-themed mascots and nicknames like Indians, Warriors, Braves and Chiefs. But Skowhegan resisted the trend. "This mascot meant a lot to a lot of people ...
Proponents of the Indian nickname insisted it honors Maine’s tribes ... There’s also a bill in the Maine Legislature to ban Native American mascots in schools. Other schools already abandoned Native ...
nicknames or mascots. Proponents of the nickname had insisted the nickname honors Maine's Native American tribes, while critics say the name objectifies Native Americans. According to research by the ...
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Proponents of the Indian nickname insisted it honors Maine's tribes ... There's also a bill in the Maine Legislature to ban Native American mascots in schools. Other schools already abandoned Native ...