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Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Sports
Simon Moya-Smith: NFL team must eliminate racist mascot too (03/24)
I'll protect children first before I protect anyone's right to harm them.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Bill in Colorado restricts use of Indian mascots in public schools (03/24)
At least 10 schools in the state continue to use Indian mascots, nicknames and imagery.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Amanda Blackhorse: Dehumanization of our people continues (03/23)
What people don’t realize is there are real Natives out there who have been truly affected and psychologically damaged by sports mascots.

Filed Under: Education | Sports
Public school board in New York says goodbye to racist mascot (03/17)
The decision leaves just two school districts in the state with the racist name.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Jacqueline Keeler: Media enables fake Indian mascot defenders (03/12)
Eugene Herrod from the Southern California Indian Center has done extensive background research on Mark Yancey and of Dennis 'Yellowhorse' Jones.

Filed Under: Education
Maulian Smith: Indian people are not your mascots or costumes (03/10)
Native indigenous people are not mascots. We are real living and breathing humans that are still in the modern world.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion | Sports
Gabe Galanda: Shame on ACLU for defending racist NFL mascot (03/09)
Our disappointment with the ACLU’s decision to file a friend-of-the-court brief in support of Dan Synder’s R*****ns trademark runs deep.

Filed Under: Education | Sports
Deadspin: Fake Indian rides to defense of racist school mascot (03/06)
Mark Yancey was among those who packed the school cafeteria, and at least one Indian at the gathering let him know he was regarded as a carpetbagging phony.

Filed Under: Education
UTTC president named to panel to choose new UND nickname (03/04)
Leander "Russ" McDonald is a University of North Dakota alumnus and a former chairman of the Spirit Lake Nation.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Editorial: Mascot reflects history of violence and discrimination (03/04)
The celebration of racism can never be justified – not by tradition and certainly not by pride.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Stanley Heller: Help eliminate an Indian mascot in Connecticut (03/04)
Honor the memory of the tribes? Give me a break. Mascots are chosen to be fierce or funny or exotic.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Opinion: Find common ground on Indian mascots in Connecticut (02/27)
As an historian, I know this history well and am often amazed at how many of our citizens don’t understand or acknowledge that this, along with the history of slavery, are some of the darkest moments in our nation’s past.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Opinion: Eliminating racist mascot was the right thing to do (02/17)
When I raised my hand to vote in a classroom at Neshaminy High School nearly 18 months ago, I was unaware of the battle I was about to ignite as editor-in-chief of The Playwickian, my school's newspaper.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Jacqueline Keeler: NFL perpetuates violence against our women (02/09)
Native women are the only group more likely to be victimized by someone not of their race.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: Inside the NFL's playbook for defending a racist mascot (02/02)
It's time for the Washington football team to change its name.

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Amanda Blackhorse: Navajo leader defends racist NFL mascot (01/28)
When I attended the 20th Annual Arizona Legislative Day at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix, Arizona, I did not expect to run into Ben Shelly.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Civil rights group calls for elimination of NFL team's racist name (01/19)
A testy meeting that included Gary Edwards, a Cherokee man who runs the Original Americans Foundation, proved to be the last straw.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
DOJ backs Native activists in battle over racist NFL trademarks (01/09)
The Obama administration will defend a federal law that bars the registration of offensive trademarks.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Racism is racism no matter how you chant it or chop it (01/06)
The Seminole Indians of Florida have allowed the white football fans of the FSU Seminoles to take their time-honored name and cut it in half so it comes out as NOLES.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Kina Swayney: Eastern Cherokees don't support racist NFL name (01/05)
Veteran discusses opposition to the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

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