LINKS & RESOURCES FOR
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LINKS to Organizations Working On The Mascot Issue
North Carolina Educators for the Elimination of Racist Mascots(NCEERM)
Organization of North Carolina educators begun by teachers at a school
with an Indian mascot. NC educators may join through the web site.
End Racial Bigotry Now Excellent state by state lists of
schools/colleges/universities using Indian sports mascots.
Also, useful debunking of holiday myths and selection of
essays & other information. Site maintained by Ishgooda.
"American Indian" Sports Team Mascots Comprehensive
look at national scene. Includes excellent list of organizations
calling for retirement of American Indian sports mascots.
Site maintained by Robert Eurich.
American Indian Movement: Asheville (NC)Links on American Indian issues including the mascot issue
National Coalition on Racism in Sports and the Media:Excellent
resource on national scene. This is web site for Charlene Teters'
efforts. She's been called the "Rosa Parks of American Indians"
Chapter of the National Coalition of Indigenous Cultures A look at
the unbelievable use of Indian imagery in Carter County, TN.
Web Links Excellent site which has links to First Nations
issues around the county,
on-line petitions, and email campaigns.
The Mascot Issue A compilation of web sites and writings on
the issue of Indian mascots used by sports teams. Site maintained by
Lisa Mitten at the University of Pittsburg.
Iron Wing's Children/Red
Holocaust Segment from American Comments Web Magazine. Powerful array of
perspectives on impact of American Indian sports mascots.
No More Squaws and Warriors
You can sign a petition to eliminate offensive Indian mascots at Erwin High School
in Asheville, North Carolina. Also, good links to other information.
Statements and Essays
and Questions About the use of "Indian" mascots:
by Barbara Munson
of Indian symbols as mascots is dehumanizing, demoralizing and blatantly
Timeline of racism isssues concerning Native American Mascots
Statesman's perspective from Sen. Paul Simon
Parents Perspective: by Patricia Merzlak
In Whose Honor?
Amer. Indian Mascots in Sports
Native American Stereotypes in American Culture
the Elimination of Racist school Mascots
(INTERNET EMAIL LIST)
TAKING A STAND AGAINST RACIST MASCOTS
Interstate Indian Council <<NEW
94 Resolution - Native American Journalists Association
Indian Educators Position Paper
Jewish Committee Statement on Team Names
Congress of American Indians News Release
OF RACIST MASCOTS: A NATIONAL TREND
STATE TO INVESTIGATE USE OF INDIAN MASCOTS - Assoc. Press
- July 1998
High Rethinking Message of Warrior Mascot
- LA Times - June 1998
schools in NJ have Indian-related nicknames or mascots
- The Trentonian - May 1998
voters nix keeping Redskin name - Associate Press - April
Indian Mascot Racist? Berkley Springs WV
- The Morgan Messenger - March 1998
College votes to drop racist Indian mascot - January
mascot due for change, Everett WA
- The Daily Herald - November 1997
Takes Stand to Remove Offensive Mascot - The
Detroit News - October 1997
Mascosts banished at L.A. Schools - Generation
Y Online - September 1997
School Board tosses issue back to students
- Sacremento Bee - Aug 1997
May Drop Indian Mascot
- Seattle Times - 1997
High Schools Must Change Native American Macots
- LA Youth - 1997
groups team up for anti-Chief rally
- The Daily Illini- April 1997
can't Claim Ignorance - The
Time Delphic Online - Oct 1996
discontinues racist mascot - Chattanooga
Free Press - July 1996
State College chooses Grizzly as new mascot
- ASC News Release - May 1996
of Ohio changes logo from Redmen to Redhawks
Stanford Indian Mascot Story
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