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2016 World Series demonstration at Cleveland Baseball - Final games

The final games of the 2016 World Series starts tomorrow in Cleveland: Tuesday, November 1st and Wednesday, November 2nd. Join Cleveland American Indian Movement and the Native community down at the baseball stadium to help us wrap-up another season of protesting Cleveland Baseball's "Indians" team name and "Wahoo" logo. The world has been watching Cleveland intently during these last few weeks and we want to make a good showing for our final demonstrations.

2016 World Series demonstration at Cleveland Baseball

2016 World Series Demonstration
The World Series comes to Cleveland and begins Tuesday, October 25. Join Cleveland American Indian Movement and the Native community in speaking out against the Cleveland team name and "Wahoo" logo. After the Toronto lawsuit and the attention brought by the Blue Jays to our cause, the world is watching Cleveland. Help us convince Cleveland and MLB that the time is right to make the change and end Cleveland's shame!

2016 Cleveland Baseball Demonstration Schedule

Here is the schedule of demonstrations for the remainder of the 2016 season. Each season we try to return to the Baseball Stadium once or twice a month to keep the pressure on Cleveland Baseball. Each demonstration day chosen for the remainder of this season is a "Kids Run the Bases" day. Please come prepared to educate and inform.

Opening Day 1998 Press Release

Press release inviting Clevelanders to participate in the demonstration against Cleveland Baseball's use of Chief Wahoo logo and Indians team name.

Cleveland School Board violates policy against racism

Archived statement from Cleveland American Indian Movement addressing Cleveland School Board violating its own policy against racism just three years after the policy was implemented. This PDF was scanned from the original document, which bears no date but is assumed to have been written in October 1995.

APRIL 4, 2013

PRESS RELEASE

OPENING DAY DEMONSTRATION 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.

[CLEVELAND, OHIO] - Join the American Indian Movement, the American Indian community, and supporters in our on-going struggle in Cleveland for dignity as people, not mascots.

Organizers declare that the Cleveland “Indians” team name and logo are clearly racist, bigoted and shameful. We insist that, pursuant to the findings of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Cleveland baseball abolish their use.

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