.

nicknames

April 9, 2018

Complaint asks Oregon to ban gender-specific mascots

A complaint submitted to the Oregon Department of Education has asked that the state implement policies to ban gender-specific mascots, monikers and team names at public schools. The Register-Guard reports that a Eugene resident filed a formal co...


March 24, 2017

Oregon school keeps ‘Braves’ nickname in agreement with tribe

Some states have forced public schools to abandon their Native American nicknames in recent years, but Oregon took a different approach. Win approval from one of the state's tribes, and you can keep it. The Banks School District outside of Portlan...


November 5, 2015

Adidas joins fight to end Native American nicknames

Adidas has announced a new initiative to help schools ditch their Native American nicknames. The company plans to offer free design resources for schools looking to drop their Native American mascots, nicknames, imagery or symbolism. Adidas made t...