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Engage: Oregon bans Native American mascots in public schools
Oregon's board of education voted yesterday to ban American Indian mascots in public schools.
May 18th, 2012
01:12 PM ET

Engage: Oregon bans Native American mascots in public schools

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Native American mascots banned in Oregon public schools – The South County Spotlight

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  1. hamsta

    The word native simply means the area you were born in. im german, french, irish and english. i was born in new orleans. there for i am native to new orleans and america. YOUR TERMILOGY IS WRONG.

    May 21, 2012 at 12:40 am | Report abuse |
  2. Tsalagi

    Once again Non-Natives don't understand or even try to understand.

    May 20, 2012 at 10:14 pm | Report abuse |
  3. raceisamyth

    They think American Indians being mascots is discrimination....its to honor the first peoples of America...and so black people stop dressing like klingons and telling blatant lies, like they were in America first.(yes im black)

    May 19, 2012 at 6:39 pm | Report abuse |
  4. AMERICA 1st

    Banning mascots of any kind is pure lunacy. Kinda describes politicians, doesnt it? Theyre all loonytoons, starting with nobama!

    May 18, 2012 at 4:49 pm | Report abuse |
  5. hamsta

    Just goes to show you how stupid these politicaly correct people are. i hope they get sued by the cherokee tribe for exclusion.

    May 18, 2012 at 3:55 pm | Report abuse |