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Obama Initiative: Native American Mascots Can 'Potentially' Cause Harm


On Thursday, the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education (WHIAIANE) released a final report on listening sessions conducted in October through November of 2014 regarding school environments of Native children.

Nine gatherings were held in seven states and drew over 1,000 attendees. The report’s recommendations on Native-themed mascots were as follows:



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