Entries by Not Your Mascots

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Support More Than A Word

From the Filmmakers, John and Kenneth Little. Háu mitákuyepi! (Hello my relatives!) My brother and I are working on a documentary on the Washington name issue. We are both enrolled members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and need your support! We conceived of this project in 2013 and have been filming for over a […]

Native American Non-Profit Organization Commends Goshen School Board Decision To Change School Mascot

Not Your Mascots, Inc. info@notyourmascots.org www.notyourmascots.org Goshen, Indiana – Not Your Mascots, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the misappropriation of Indigenous identity and imagery perpetuated by Native mascots, commends Goshen Community School Board for voting to change Goshen High School team name and mascot (R*dskins). In a 5-2 vote, Goshen Community School Board voted […]

#EmpowerNativeVoices Tweet List

2:45p.m. – 4 p.m. CST Utilizing Social & Digital Media to Provide Authentic Indigenous Representation within Mainstream Media Join this roundtable discussion on how social and digital media are being used to combat negative misconceptions of indigenous people and culture while allowing for Native perspectives to be recognized and included in mainstream media discussions. A […]

Say No To KXL March and Rally Tweet List!

We are in the battle of our lives as we see history repeating itself in legislation that steals our lands, our homes, and our lives. As you know, on November 19, 2014, the Senate failed to pass legislation that would approve the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline (KXL) by only 1 vote. This January, […]

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#NotYourMascot/#NoHonorinRacism D.C Rally Tweet List

A coalition of Native organizations will be marching and protesting against the Washington football team at FedEx Field in Landover, MD, on December 28, 2014. Several proponents against Native mascots, including National Congress of American Indians, The National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media, Change the Mascot, the American Indian Movement, and Not Your […]

#NotYourMascot #ChangeTheName #NoHonorInRacism Rally Against the Washington Football Team at FedEx Field

Washington, D.C.: A coalition of Native organizations announce a march and rally to protest against the Washington football team at FedEx Field in Landover, MD, on December 28, 2014. Several proponents of the anti-mascot movement, including the National Congress of American Indians, the National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media, Oneida Nation’s Change the […]

#NotYourMascot is one of seven finalists for Digital Trend of the Year

For Release: December 8, 2014 Not Your Mascots, Inc. info@notyourmascots.org www.notyourmascots.org Washington, DC: Not Your Mascots, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the misappropriation of Indigenous identity and imagery through Native mascots, is excited to announce that #NotYourMascot is one of seven finalists for Digital Trend of the Year. After initially appearing in connection […]

Not Your Chief Rally to Battle Against Native American Stereotypes Comes to Glendale, AZ Indigenous Organizations to Hold March & Rally for Respect

PHOENIX, AZ – A rally and news conference for respectful representation of Indigenous Peoples will be held in Glendale, Arizona on Sunday, December 7, 2014. The events will coincide with an NFL game at University of Phoenix Stadium where the Kansas City Chiefs will play against the Arizona Cardinals. Arizona to Rally Against Native Mascots, […]