Archives for mascots

Wabanaki Windows 1/15/19

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Engineer: Joel Mann

On going Mascot issue at Skowhegan: Mascots and the community that refuses to change them

Key Discussion Points:
Why are Mascots not honoring Native People?
The history of educating the schools in Maine
What will happen next to address the use of the mascot in Skowhegan?

Dr. Darren Ranco is a faculty member with the University of Maine’s Department of Anthropology, as well as the Chair of Native American Programs and Coordinator of Native American Research.
Maulian Dana, Penobscot Nation Ambassador

Wabanaki Windows 9/18/18

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Engineer: Amy Browne

What’s wrong with Mascots?

Why are Mascots harmful to Native Youth?
How was the issue brought forward to schools with Native mascots.
What is currently being done to educate the public?
What you can do to help.

Ambassador Maulian Dana Penobscot Nation
Dr. Darren Ranco Director of the Wabanaki Center /Associate Professor of Anthropology UMO
James Francis, Director of the Cultural and Historic preservation Department Penobscot Nation.