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California puts forward bill that would ban 'Redskins' as mascot for state's public schools

The debate about the use of ‘Redskins’ as a viable mascot rages on, but the state of California is ready to take things into its own hands. 246 more words

Outside The Box

Mascot Monday - Washington College

Meet Gus

-Full name: Augustus

-Born: 2011

-Descendant of a goose friend of George Washington

-Gus cheers for the Shoremen/Shorewomen as they compete in the… 45 more words

Hometown Teams

Goose Mascots

Welcome to goose week on Ferrebeekeeper.  This week we are celebrating our big honking feathery friends with some posts about the place of geese in history, the arts, and in mythology…and in the real world too, where they can be found in oceans, ponds, fields, marshes, or the sky noisily eating everything with their serrated bills and um, redistributing nutrients in leal service to the nitrogen cycle. 196 more words

Mascots

Squid Mythology from Australia

According to 1000 Symbols by Rowena and Rupert Shepherd, “Aborigines in the Wessel Islands of Australia’s Arnhem Land regard the squid as a healer. In their ancestral mythology, the female squid is believed to have created all the features of the landscape and the local family clans. 56 more words

Art

Sheep Mascots

Last week was sheep week on Ferrebeekeeper. I was surprised by the extent to which sheep farming and wool production have been woven into humankind’s language, religion, and culture since time immemorial. 197 more words

Mammals

CSUN and Madonna

Tying your school to a celebrity is neat, making fun of a celebrity through your school mascot is awesome. Shoutout to the Big West Conference and California State University, Northridge (CSUN) with what might be the meme of the year so far in college sports. 12 more words

Twitter

Former racially insensitive Univ. of Illinois mascot pulled from prep hoops performance

The Chief (with correct date). @TuscolaAD @RedskinsAD #tuscola pic.twitter.com/yqVoagj0hV

— Tuscola CUSD #301 (@TuscolaCUSD301) January 2, 2015

Chief Illiniwek was retired from action and any official affiliation with the school in 2007 amidst pressure from local and NCAA officials.

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