Indian Mascot Ban Sought
The Maine Indian Tribal State Commission is going to ask the Legislature to ban schools from using American Indian nicknames.
Commission members have asked the Maine Human Rights Commission to co-sponsor the legislation.
Tribal Commissioner Chair Jaimie Bissonette Lewey says the most offensive school names are at Wiscasset and Sanford high schools, both of which call athletes "Redskins."
Read more at the Portland Press Herald.