Cartoonist Drew Litton captures sports futility in a single image: As Rockies season draws to a close, Dinger could sure use a cold one — and it looks like the Broncos’ beleaguered Miles has a head start.
Facing fines from the state over derogatory Native American mascots, the Sangre de Cristo School District forged an agreement with the Jicarilla Apache Nation
Colorado schools that could face $25,000 monthly fines over “Thunderbird” mascots are poised to be granted a one-year reprieve to come into compliance with a 2021 state law banning American Indian nicknames. The one-year delay, tucked into a school finance bill working its way through the legislature, applies only to schools added after 2021 to […]
A lawsuit filed this week in U.S. District Court challenges the constitutionality of a new Colorado law requiring public schools to get rid of Native American mascots, logos and imagery by next summer or face massive fines. In its opening salvo, the lawsuit suggests that a law that similarly forbade the use of the name […]
Faced with a new state law requiring the elimination of most American Indian mascots, a handful of Colorado schools are delving into their histories and having community-wide discussions about what a nickname, mascot or logo should represent. In Lamar, that means sticking by its Savages nickname, even if images and logos must be changed. And […]
By Stina Sieg, CPR News After 75 years, Grand Junction’s Central High School will keep the name Warriors, but the school’s mascot — that depicts a Native person — will soon be retired. The image looks like it was pulled straight out of an old Western film: an Indigenous man with a stern, angular profile, […]