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Petition to Remove "Progressive" Name from Stadium

A STATEMENT FROM THE ELDERS' COUNCIL: RACISM IS NOT PROGRESSIVE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MAY 12, 2016

A bold new initiative is underway in the effort to engage Cleveland Baseball in re-branding.

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.

Pokagon Potawatomi statement against Wahoo

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.

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