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"The Cyber Hall of Shame" Big Top Ten States that use American Indian related sports team tokens 

       

State # of tokens (1) Token use ranking Population rank(2)
Ohio 217 1 7
California 181 2 1
Illinois 180 3 6
Texas 170 4 2
New York 161 5 3
Oklahoma 159 6 27
Pennsylvania 144 7 5
Indiana 112 8 14
Georgia 109 9 10
Missouri 92 10 16

     

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(1) This category is composed of   all "Indian" related nicknames such as "Indians," "Chiefs," "Warriors," etc.  The nickname categories chosen for inclusion here are based upon those which have been shown to be the 10 most popular amongst college sports teams.  Omitted are "Wildcats" which showed only one instance of use in a public school (California) and "Warriors" which, as noted, has been included in the "Indians" category.  For a more detailed analysis, see "Indians"and Animals: A Comparative Essay.

 

States whose schools proudly use "Redskins" sports team tokens 

       

State Rank # of "Redskins" tokens
 Ohio 1  21
 Oklahoma  2  14
 Illinois  3     5
 California  4 (tied)      4 
 Kansas  4 (tied)      4 
 Kentucky  4 (tied)     4
 Michigan  4 (tied)     4
 New York  4 (tied)     4
 Arizona  5 (tied)     3
 Georgia  5 (tied)     3
 Alabama  6 (tied)     2
 Indiana  6 (tied)     2
 Iowa  6 (tied)     2
 North Carolina  6 (tied)     2
 Texas  7(tied)     1
 Arkansas   7 (tied)     1

 Colorado 

   7 (tied) 

     1 

 Idaho 

   7 (tied) 

     1 

 Louisiana  

   7 (tied) 

     1 

 Maine 

   7 (tied) 

     1 

 Montana 

   7 (tied) 

     1 

New Jersey 

   7 (tied) 

     1 

New Mexico 

   7 (tied) 

     1 

Tennessee 

   7 (tied) 

     1 

West Virginia 

   7 (tied) 

     1 

     

States whose schools proudly use "Savages" sports team tokens 

     

State Rank  # of "Savages" tokens
Oklahoma 1 9
Oregon              2 (Tied) 1
Washington              2 (Tied) 1

 

 
 

(1) With few exceptions all information on token (mascot) use was derived from:                      The American School Directory.
(2) Population information was initially derived from the 1990 United States Census but now also includes data from 50 States.com

All information is believed correct but subject to change without notice.  Not responsible for errors or omissions.
 

 
 

 
 

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