"Canadian Alliance Says Sports Team Names/Mascots Dehumanize
Aboriginal People." News From Indian Country 9 (Mid November 1995): 8A
The Canadian Alliance in Solidarity with Native Peoples is
joining with the American Indian Movement in speaking out on the
continued dehumanization of Indigenous people in sports and the media.
Golen, Gimmy. "Indian Mascots: Logos, Mascots and Nicknames
Come Under Fire Across Nation." News From Indian Country 5 (Mid November
1991): 1-2, 9-12.
A variety of articles about the use of Indians as mascots of sports teams.
Hill, Jerry L. "American Indian Mascot and Logo Concerns." News From Indian Country 5 (Late September 1991): 21.
The issue and the harm it does in Wisconsin school where 90
high schools use Indian names and/or images to depict their sports
"Indians Deserve Some Respect in Portrayal of Heritage." News From Indian Country 4 (Late December 1990): 7.
Why do Americans tolerate racist Native American symbols for consumerism?
Pewewardy, Cornel. "Why Teachers Can't Ignore Indian Mascots." News From Indian Country 12 (Late September 1998): 16A.
"As someone who has spent his entire adult life teaching and
administering elementary schools for Indigenous children, I see that the
way Indian mascots are used today is about 'dysconscious racism' and a
form of cultural violence."
wewardy,Cornel. "Native American Mascots: Continuing the Struggle of unlearning 'indian' Stereotypes." News From Indian Country 5 (mid October 1991):20.
There are no simple answers to this issue, however,
communication is the first step toward discussing the Indian mascot
issue among representative communities.
Spector, Mordecai. "Cleveland Indians: Chief Wahoo's Tribe?" News From Indian Country
7 (Mid July 1993): 3-4.Any attempt to extol the positive, vibrant aspects of cultural
diversity comes smack against the spectacle of pro sports franchises
appropriating Native American people as props for their multi-million
"Student Wants School Mascot Name Changed, (Highland, Michigan.)" News From Indian Country 11 (Mid November 1971): 7A.
An American Indian student at Mitford High School is
campaigning to have the name of her school's mascot, the Redskins –
Trahant, Mark N. "Commentary on Mascots: The Cleveland Canaries?" News From Indian Country 9 (Mid November 1995): 18A.
Tupahache, Asiba. "Commentary on Mascots: Racism and the World Series." News From Indian Country 9 (Mid November 1995): 18A
Wilkins, David E. "Of 'Tigers,' 'Redskins,' 'Braves,' Ad Nauseam." News From Indian Country
11 (Late May 1997): 20A.
Commentary on mascots.