Tag: American Indian 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 To view the original article on TurtleTalk, click here.
Gov. Hickenlooper, Commission release report on the Study of American Indian Representations in Public Schools
DENVER — Monday, April 18, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Governor’s Commission to Study American Indian Representation in Public Schools today released their final report on the use of mascots and imagery in Colorado public schools. The group was joined by William (Bill) Mendoza, the executive director of White House Initiative on American…
An excerpt: Like most students, Eaton High School senior Karalee Kothe had never thought about her school’s mascot — the Fightin’ Reds — really deeply. Then last year, she heard about state lawmakers who were pushing a bill that would have created a committee to review the use of potentially offensive Indian mascots. If the committee – or a tribe –…
A study recently released by the University of Montana has determined that the use of American Indian mascots causes ‘detrimental societal consequences’. Justin Angle, Associate Professor at the University of Montana School of Business Administration, along with researchers from the University of Washington and Washington State, said the study focused on Native American brand imagery.…