List of Organizations Endorsing Retirement of "Indian" Sports Team Tokens



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A number of resolutions from these groups and references to others can be found in several places on this web site
including More Educators' Resources and Issue Specific Links.
Advocates for American Indian Children (California)

The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians
American Counseling Association (added 02/12/02)

American Indian Language and Culture Education Board  (This group did pass a resolution but was
dissolved in 1998 by the State Legislature per Barb Munson)

American Indian Mental Health Association  (Minnesota)

American Indian Movement

American Indian Opportunities Industrialization Center of San Bernardino County
American Indian Student Services at the Ohio State University (added 1/24/01)

American Jewish Committee
American Psychological Association (added 9/20/05)
American Sociological Society (added 3/12/07)

Asian American Journalists Association
Associated Students Council of San Diego State University

Association on American Indian Affairs

BRIDGES - Building Roads Into Diverse Groups Empowering Students
Buncombe County Native American Intertribal Association (North Carolina)
Calvert Investment Group
Center for Artistic Revolution (CAR) (North Little Rock, AR - added 8/19/05)

Center for the Study of Sports in Society
Cincinnati Zapitista Coalition
COLOR - Community One Love One Race
Committee to End Cultural Genocide (St. Cloud State University)  (added 12/20/01)

Concerned American Indian Parents (Minnesota)
Council for Indigenous North Americans (University of Southern Maine)
Eagle and Condor Indigenous Peoples' Alliance (added 2/27/03)

Fontana Native American Indian Center, Inc.
Governor's Interstate Indian Council
Georgia House of Representatives (Resolution drafted but not passed)
Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians  (Michigan-added 09/04/05)
Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission (added 2/08/03)

Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council
Gun Lake Band of Potawatomi Indians (Michigan-added 09/04/05)

HONOR - Honor Our Neighbors Origins and Rights

Hutchinson Human Relations Commission
Illinois State University Student Government Association  (added 12/12/01)

Inter-Ethnic Children's Council (Los Angeles)
Inter-Faith Council on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR)
Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes 
(Composed of the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Muskogee (Creek), Cherokee, and Seminole Nations)
Juaneño Band of Mission Indians

Kansas Association for Native American Education

Latino Children's Action Council (Los Angeles)
League of United Latin American Citizens (National - added 06/05/07)
Little River Band of Ottawa Indians  (Michigan-added 09/04/05)
Maryland Commission on Indian Affairs

Mascot Abuse San Francisco Bay Area
Medicine Wheel Intertribal Association (Louisiana)

Menominee Tribe of Indians (Wisconsin)
Michigan Civil Rights Commission
Michigan Education Association   (added 09/04/05)
State of Michigan, State Board of Education (resolution of June 2003-added 04/10/04)

Minnesota Indian Education Association   (added 12/20/01)
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board (added 02/22/02)
Minnesota State Board of Education
Modern Language Association

Morning Star Institute

National Association of Black Journalists

National Association of  Hispanic Journalists

National Coalition on Racism in Sports and the Media

National Conference of Christians and Jews

National Conference for Community and Justice

National Congress of American Indians

National Education Association

National Indian Education Association
Native American Caucus of the California Democratic Party
Native American Indian Center of Central Ohio (added 1/24/01)

Native American Journalists Association

Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs
New Hampshire State Board of Education  (added 08/22/02)
New York State Education Department
Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi (Michigan-added 09/04/05)
North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (Added 04/19/06)
North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs
North Dakota Indian Education Association   (added 12/20/01)
North Dakota State University Student Senate (added 12/13/02)
Office of Native American Ministry, Diocese of Grand Rapids (Michigan-added 9/04/05)
Ohio Center for Native American Affairs (added 1/24/01)

Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin
Presbyterian Church, U.S.A.
Progressive Resource/Action Cooperative

Rainbow Coalition

San Bernardino/Riverside Counties Native American Community Council

Students Making All Races Tolerant (SMART) (added 01/20/04)
Society of Indian Psychologists of the Americas
Southern California Indian Center

Southern Christian Leadership Conference
St. Cloud State University - American Indian Center  (added 12/20/01)
Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians (Michigan-added 09/04/05)
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (North Dakota-added 11/16/07)
Tennessee Chapter of the National Coalition for the Preservation of Indigenous Cultures
Tennessee Commission of Indian Affairs (Resolution was in 2005. Added here 4/14/07)
Tennessee Native Veterans Society  (added 4/26/02)
Unified Coalition for American Indian Concerns, Virginia
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
United Church of Christ

The United Indian Nations of Oklahoma

United Methodist Church
United States Commission on Civil Rights

Virginia American Indian Cultural Resource Center

Western North Carolina Citizens for an End to Institutionalized Bigotry

Wisconsin Indian Education Association

WIEA "Indian" Mascot and Logo Taskforce (Wisconsin)

Wisconsin State Human Relations Association
Woodland Indian Community Center-Lansing (Michigan-added 9/04/05)

Youth "Indian" Mascot and Logo Taskforce (Wisconsin)

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