Skip to comments.Wisconsin orders high school to change Indians nickname
Posted on 09/19/2011 7:16:59 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
Wisconsin education officials have ordered a high school to change its sports nickname from the Indians.
An alumnus of Berlin High School north of Milwaukee complained to the state Department of Public Instruction about the use of the nickname. That opened the door to the state ordering the school to change it.
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They should change it to ‘Pakistanis’.
Change the name to “Big Reds.”
That is stupid
Since people love their teams, obviously the “Indians” are loved not disrespected.
People always want something to complain about.
If I were an Indian, I would be pissed.
The PC apparatchiks are now saying that Indians are no longer admirable for their tenacity, fighting spirit, ingenuity - which is what one wants when one chooses a team name, isn’t it? (not counting the idiots at UC Santa Cruz....)
It takes only one whiner to overturn what thousands of fans want to keep?
Isn’t it Stanford that is named the Pine Trees or some PC thing like that
And the name Wisconsin comes from the Chippewa Indians.
How about “Savages”...
they could keep the same mascot outfit and everything!
I like “Crusaders” myself. With big red crosses on the uniforms.
How about the “Nice Humans” that ought to satisfy everybody
An ALUMNUS was bitching about the name but when that same alumnus was at the school, he/she did not throw a pc hissy fit...
Outstanding. One pc moron ruins tradition out of liberal guilt.
and from the AP, libtard bastion of Obama worship.
lol, my husband is a red head that is what I call him.
...because it’s a disgusting name and something to be ashamed of! /s
How about "Redskins"? Or maybe "In'juns"? :^)
I thought it was a very impressive school, but their mascot is hilarious. Being strongly influenced by Scottish heritage, their mascot is a piece of tartan fabric. They're the "Tartans."
Not with that defensive line of theirs
Kind of reminds me of the ‘idiotic’ PETA group demanding Fishkill NY change its name to anything other than a name that promotes the killing of fish.
Which may (or may not) be commendable, but for the Dutch that settled there, ‘Kill’ meant body of water, not slay, so, in essence, the PETA PFOOLS are against ‘honoring’ a place that keeps fish alive.
Vikings and Fighting Irish next!
Yeah, but only to midgets. Wait, should I have said Little People?
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