Oregon Schools React to Mascot Ban

May 18, 2012 By Jennifer Richardson PHILOMATH, Ore. — The State Board of Education banned Native American mascots in Oregon schools. Now we’re hearing from local students and administrators about what the ban means for their schools. Philomath School District is home to both the Warriors and the Braves. Now that the Oregon Board of … Continue reading »

Board Bans Native American Mascots in Oregon Schools

By Brandi Smith SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Board of Education voted Thursday to ban Native American mascots in Oregon schools. The vote gives Oregon some of the nation’s toughest restrictions on American Indian nicknames, mascots and logos. Eight high schools, including the Roseburg Indians, will need to change their nickname by July 2017 or … Continue reading »