Is it time for Maine high schools to drop Indian mascots?

Posted May 17, 2010, at 5:01 p.m.

Names like Redskins, Braves and Indians are said to be offensive to Maine tribes. Should public schools in Maine be forced to drop those sports team names, just as the word “squaw” was removed from state maps? Or is this political correctness run amok?

http://bangordailynews.com/2010/05/17/opinion/is-it-time-for-maine-high-schools-to-drop-indian-mascots/ printed on July 26, 2014