SKOWHEGAN, Maine — The tribal ambassador from the Penobscot Nation is appealing a request to the Skowhegan school district to retire the nickname “Indians” for the district’s high school teams. Credit: Submitted photo Maulian Dana delivered the formal appeal Nov. 1 to the Skowhegan-based School Administrative District 54. The Morning Sentinel reports the school board voted to keep the name 11-9 in 2015, arguing sports teams use it to honor heritage and history. [Subscribe to our free morning newsletter and get the latest headlines in your inbox]Dana says board members were respectful when she delivered the request and she was given the opportunity to speak. SAD 54 Superintendent Brent Colbry acknowledged Dana read a letter to the board, but says no action was taken or discussed.