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Additional Stories for the Turners Falls Indians Mascot Review

Here’s a few more timely stories for the developing Turners Falls mascot debate. At this point in the scenario, the Gill-Montague Regional School District’s School Committee is looking at adopting a review process for considering the suitability of  the school district’s athletic mascot. 96 more words

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Original Montague Reporter Story: Residents Ask Committee To Rethink Indians Mascot

For those seeking background on the events that led up to the Gill-Montague Regional School Committee’s decision to consider changing the Turners Falls High School mascot, here is  149 more words

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School Committee Approves Turners Falls Mascot Review

After public comments and an extensive discussion by the board, a proposal to review the Turners Falls High School mascot was approved by the Gill-Montague Regional School District on Tuesday night.  98 more words

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David Bulley: Keeping the Turners Falls Mascot Harms Native Americans

“The mascot thing gets me really mad, Don’t think about it in terms of race. Think about it in terms of religion. Those are our religious imagery up there. 116 more words

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Turners Falls Board to Discuss Indians Mascot Tuesday

Tuesday night’s school committee will include a time for public input about the Turners Falls High School mascot debate. Later in the meeting, the School Committee will also discuss the much- talked-about proposal and potentially vote on it.  38 more words

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UMass Assistant Prof Addresses Oppression of American Indians

Kathleen Brown-Pérez was 15 years old when she spoke in great detail with her grandfather of their tribe, known as the Brothertown Indian Nation or the Eeyamquittoowauconnuck. 90 more words

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Strangest Mascot Ever

According to the Oxford Dictionary, a mascot is “a person or thing that is supposed to bring good luck or that is used to symbolize a particular event or organization.” 50 more words