TITLE

Insult or Honor?

AUTHOR(S)
MAJEROL, VERONICA
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
New York Times Upfront;2/20/2012, Vol. 144 Issue 10, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Wisconsin law passed in 2010 that gave residents the right to contest race-based nicknames, logos, or mascots. A Mukwonago High School senior filed a complaint on the Indians nickname of their football team and mascot, a Plains Indian Warrior in 2011. An order to choose a new name and mascot was given the school but some residents sued to keep them. An analysis showed that an estimated 6,500 U.S. schools use American Indian-derived names, logos and mascots.
ACCESSION #
71852458

 

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