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NAACP Mascot Resolution (April 1999)

RESOLUTION IN OPPOSITION TO NATIVE AMERICAN MASCOTS

Whereas, the National NAACP is committed to caring for and affirming the gifts of all
people, with special regard to those oppressed or disenfranchised on the basis of race,
national origin, and cultural origin; and

NCAA News Release (2005)

NCAA Executive Committee Issues Guidelines for
Use of Native American Mascots at Championship Events

For Immediate Release

Friday, August 5 , 2005

Intertribal Council Mascot Resolution (2001)

The INTER-TRIBAL COUNCIL
of the FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES
Organized February 3, 1950

Resolution No. 2001 - 08

THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES INTERTRIBAL COUNCIL MASCOT RESOLUTION

INSULTS, NOT HONOR

A Message from the American Indian Movement, April 2007

22 March 2012 - Opening Day Demonstration 2012

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.

[CLEVELAND,OH] - Join the American Indian community, our supporters, and the Cleveland American Indian Movement in the continuing fight in Cleveland for dignity as people. Organizers declare that the Cleveland “Indians” team name, logos, and mascot “Chief Wahoo” are clearly bigoted, racist, and shameful. Pursuant to the findings of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, organizers insist that Cleveland Baseball abolish their use.

U.S. Commission On Civil Rights (2001)

Statement of U.S. Commission On Civil Rights
On The Use Of Native American Images And
Nicknames As Sports Symbols - 04/16/01

DOCUMENTARY FILM

Wa-WHO? Nothing Is Sacred
A film by filmmaker Dennis K. Adkins & Cleveland A.I.M.

American Indian Movement Cleveland is pleased to announce a documentary exploring the struggles of native people in Cleveland, and how Cleveland Baseball and its "Chief Wahoo" logo affects the community. This documentary took over a year to film.

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