“Why not have a boating logo and call our town athletes the ‘Navigators,’ for example? How about taking this as an opportunity to have a contest to pick a new name and logo?”
Tag: Dartmouth Indians
Should Dartmouth students who object be forced to wear uniforms with an Indian logo they find offensive?
The real issue for the town of Dartmouth going forward is this: You can’t force minorities in the United States of America to do things or take actions that they would rather not, as long as those actions are legal.
Opinion: Who’s really behind efforts to preserve Dartmouth’s Indian mascot?
The Dartmouth Republican Town Committee, through its “Defend Dartmouth” cutout, has attacked School Committee members, liberals, academics, and non-supporters for being “outsiders” or not being Native Americans. Nowadays, Republicans just can’t help using MAGA phrases like “woke,” “elites,” and “cancel culture.”
Perspective: Viewing Dartmouth’s Indian controversy in full bloom
Hypothetical conversation sheds light on what it means to be ‘offensive’
Opinion: The positive meaning of Dartmouth High School’s Native American logo
“(The) logo is not representative of colonial, revolutionary, Western or Hollywood history. Instead, this Dartmouth High School logo is an accurate depiction in that it represents focus, hard work, unity and pride.”
Opinion: Embracing stereotypes is harmful for all involved
Stereotypes affect how we think about other people; they affect how we act toward them, too. And the fact that the current Dartmouth logo is a historical image does not make it more acceptable.
Letter: Dartmouth’s Indian logo glorifies stereotypical warrior
It defies imagination to believe that the Dartmouth Indian image was intended as anything less than a glorification of the stereotypical savage warrior. That no wording is necessary to define […]