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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 Press Release (1998)

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

Pokagon Potawatomi statement against Wahoo (1999)

Archived statement from the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians decrying Cleveland Baseball's use of "Indians" team name and "Wahoo" logo. This PDF file was made from the original document, which shows the letterhead and watermark of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi. The original document is dated May 1999.

Cleveland School Board violates policy against racism (1995)

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.

4 APRIL 2013 - Opening Day Demonstration 2013



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.


Hillsboro "Indians" (Hillsboro)


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