Dina Gilio-Whitaker
In this era of heightened awareness about the offensiveness of Indian mascots it seems shocking when a publicly funded institution like a school refuses to abolish one—especially a...
University of Las Vegas Nevada Suzan Shown Harjo
Caitlyn Caruso
Dr. Suzan Shown Harjo , president and executive director of the Morning Star Institute, and one of several plaintiffs who led Harjo et al. v. Pro Football Inc...
Halbritter Harvard Minow
Tanya H. Lee
Oneida Nation Representative and CEO of Oneida Nation Enterprises Ray Halbritter returned to Harvard Law School—where he earned his J.D...
Donna Boyle Neshaminy Pennsylvania Redskins
Alysa Landry
The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission may have the final say in determining whether a high school northeast of Philadelphia can keep its mascot...
Dr. Dean Chavers
Stanford University in California was the first institution in the U.S. that changed a demeaning Indian symbol to a positive one...
Vincent Schilling
An indigenous student has written an open letter to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign administrators and all indigenous and Native peoples of the world saying she wants to...
Steve Russell
There’s a doctor livin’ in your town There’s a lawyer and an Indian, too...
With a four-page letter released late in the day on Monday, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder has taken his stubborn defense of the team's name to a new level...
Christina Rose
In 2011, David W...

Both the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos had their share of Native American fans rooting for an NFL championship