Re: “Board urges schools to drop Indian mascots” (TNT, 9-29).
The state Board of Education needs to be more concerned with quality of education in our schools than worrying about school mascot names with Indian themes such as the Braves, Warriors, etc. Not everyone conjures up a negative image when they see a team using an Indian name. I have always visualized a positive image, a tough Indian warrior on a horse, which is a proud part of Indian heritage.
Let’s examine other mascot names:
• Vikings – Wikipedia describes Vikings as Norse explorers, warriors and pirates who raided, …