2023 Mascots, Hate & Native Representation News Stories

Congress will debate whether to rename the Mount Evans Wilderness west of Denver (The Colorado Sun) 10/17/2023

Everyday Indigeneity: Championing Native voices (Harvard Magazine) Sep-Oct 2023

Racial disparities for Alaska Native and American Indian inmates: A troubling picture (Native News Online) 10/5/2023

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Act reintroduced in Congress (Native News Online) 10/3/2023

Wounded Knee Massacre Bill passes the House of Representatives (South Dakota Public Broadcasting) 9/21/2023

Growing recognition to change offensive place names (Native America Calling podcast) 9/21/2023

Mount Evans is now Mount Blue Sky (Colorado Public Radio) 9/15/2023

In renaming of Mount Evans, Colorado grapples with its violent territorial past (U.S. News & World Report) 9/12/2023

Name change of Ohio’s national forest, tied to Indian conflict, spurs argument (Dayton Daily News) 9/1/2023

The race to replace derogatory place names (Grist) 8/29/2023

Four WNY school districts commit to replacing Native American nicknames, mascots (The Buffalo News) 7/11/2023

Senecas give OK to Salamanca school’s Warriors name, logo (Olean Times Herald) 5/17/2023

K-12 bill would mean new mascot at Esko, other Minnesota schools (Duluth News Tribune) 5/16/2023

As NFL draft rolls into Kansas City, activists continue push to rid sports of Native American imagery: 'This is by no means over' (yahoo!sports) 4/26/2023

As Minden siren persists, lawmakers hope to close loopholes in ‘sundown siren’ law (Sparks Tribune) 4/19/2023

Long accused of Indigenous misappropriation, Boy Scouts ask if it’s time to change (NBC) 4/18/2023

New York State prohibits use of Native American names and logos in schools (Buffalo News) 4/18/2023

Native American mascots are on their way out. Some schools aren’t happy (New York Times) 4/17/2023

Long past time to silence sundown siren in Nevada (Las Vegas Sun) 4/5/2023

NY schools with Native American mascots prepare for state-mandated changes (Hudson Valley Spectrum News) 4/3/2023

Legislature OKs extension for panel exploring state seal change (Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly) 3/28/2023

Legislation would pay Pennsylvania schools to eliminate Native mascots (Native News Online) 2/16/2023

Super Bowl protesters demand Kansas City football team change its name (Native News Online) 2/13/2023

Montana’s anti-Indigenous politics aren’t going away (High Country News) 1/31/2023

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