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Colorado panel urges schools to drop Native American mascots

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DENVER — Colorado officials and tribal leaders are urging public schools to eliminate Native American mascots unless they partner with tribes, calling it a unique way to address a national debate over what many consider derogatory symbols in high schools and sports such as the National Football League. 412 more words

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Penguin Mascots

I was going to show you the new blossom monsters I made to celebrate the annual blooming of the cherry tree in my back garden in Brooklyn, however, when I looked at the date on the calendar, I realized that today (April 25th) is World Penguin Day! 318 more words

Indiana high school changes mascots midway through the season

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The Goshen High School (Ind.) athletic teams are in the midst of an interesting season. On Tuesday, the Goshen boys basketball team was the last school team to compete as the Redskins. 164 more words

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Colorful Last-Minute Mascots

It’s the middle of the night.  I was working on decorating the house for the holiday season and I didn’t wrote a proper blog post for today.  102 more words

Play on, Wolves, play on!!

It ain’t a thing, unless it’s got that swing.

Stepping up bold and loud, the Coupeville High School pep band, with some help from a guest appearance by the Oak Harbor High School pep band, made its season debut Wednesday when it held court at the Wolf basketball doubleheader. 166 more words

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The Deadly Artistic Tightrope of the Peacock...Spider

We are entering the Yule season, the darkest time of year here in the northern world.  Of course we have Christmas and Kwanza and Saturnalia to distract ourselves from the endless cold gloom, but it is still a bit early to write about those topics.  417 more words

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Adidas offers help to schools that want to change Native American team names

Apparel company adidas announced Thursday that it would help any high school in America that wants to change its logo or mascot from “potentially harmful Native American imagery or symbolism.” 211 more words

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