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13 Comments | Add Yours
I think people are overreacting... I mean my school mascot is Native American Indian. I've never seen anything wrong with the nicknames because I guess that's how it's always been for me. No one really seems to get offended when given the nickname. I think we should just let it go.
by YouCanCallMeCat on 7/31/2013 4:28:52 PM
lol my school mascot is a dolphin
by awkobarbies on 7/30/2013 2:08:51 PM
I totally think that some mascots are offensive! They need to get a different one!
by xXSilver MonarchXx on 7/30/2013 7:38:09 AM
I think they can keep the names but they should more accurately portray native Americans.
by Chocogirl37 on 6/17/2013 8:49:29 PM
I'm part Native American and I love the Redskins..... ?
by audz1199 on 6/17/2013 8:40:28 PM
It is absolutely offensive. The term "redskins" is derogatory towards native Americans.The term "braves" is an American misinterpretation of native cultures.Even mascots add to stereotypes.
by arg5890 on 6/17/2013 8:20:05 PM
I think changing the names should definitely be considered. I understand that they aren't supposed to be offensive, but if you think about it, these team names are really the only names that describe a group of people by their skin color. Have you ever heard of a team called the Latinos? The Whites? The Blacks? The Asians? All of those would immediately be deemed racist. So why are the Chiefs, Braves, and Redskins acceptable names? Maybe it's difficult to change tradition, but politically correct terms change with time. And as the legal definition of equality is constantly growing, schools that continue to shout "Redskins! Redskins!" at sporting events will be considered backwards and offensive by many.
by coracat on 6/17/2013 7:45:58 PM
How is naming schools and teams offensive. i would find it honorable that people that are not native Americans want to honor the people who were here first by naming a team after them. I say that is more out of respect to the the Native Americans than offensive. My school is named after the Arapahoe tribe and the seniors visit them every two years and the other two years they visit our school. We hold a close bond and we respect them in turn we are allowed to use their tribe name for our school's name and our mascot is of an Native American that they designed themselves I believe.
by HockeyLuver on 6/17/2013 7:27:25 PM
I feel like people get offended by many things... Mascots aren't meant to offend people
by MLuvsYou on 6/17/2013 6:12:48 PM
I think Chiefs and Braves are fine, but I think Redskins could be considered racist. I don't like that one.
by 200625 on 6/17/2013 5:48:27 PM
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