• Amesbury May 25

    Native American Mascot Debate Rages on in Amesbury

    The Amesbury High School Indian mascot could face retirement for the second time in five years after the School Committee voted unanimously last month to create a special committee to examine the issue. The former Amesbury Fighting Indian – now simply known as the Amesbury Indian – has been the school’s mascot for more than 75 years. A group of...

  • WAKEFIELD Apr 27

    Wakefield to Vote on Native American Mascot Tuesday

    People in Wakefield, Massachusetts will vote on the whether to get ride of the town’s Native American mascot Tuesday, but the results won’t change the school committee’s decision. Last month, the Wakefield School Committee voted 5-2 to change its longtime Native American mascot in response to criticism that it was offensive and racist. Committee members decided to keep the...

  • WAKEFIELD Apr 27

    Wakefield Votes on Native American Mascot

    People in Wakefield, Massachusetts will vote on the whether to get ride of the town’s Native American mascot Tuesday, but the results won’t change the school committee’s decision.

  • wakefield warrior Apr 12

    ‘It's a Shame': Native American Mascot Debate Rages on in Wakefield

    Nearly a month after the Wakefield school committee voted to get rid of its longtime Native American mascot amid criticism that it was offensive and racist, the Massachusetts town remains starkly divided over the choice. The debate is generating strong opinions as the town prepares for a referendum on April 27 in which voters will decide whether to keep the…

  • native american mascot Apr 12

    Wakefield Starkly Divided in Native American Mascot Debate

    Nearly a month after the Wakefield school committee voted to get rid of its longtime Native American mascot amid criticism that it was offensive and racist, the town remains starkly divided over the choice.

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