Wisconsin school mascots Letter Asks 31 Wisconsin School Districts to Drop "Indian" Mascots By Marge Pitrof • Feb 11, 2014 The Wisconsin Indian Education Association asks schools to change their "Indian" team names and logos, "out of respect for Wisconsin Native nations." Sports Mascots Took on Racial Overtones and Criticism 100 Years Ago By Marge Pitrof • Nov 5, 2013 flickr.com/soundfromwayout As Wisconsin lawmakers debate the rules for challenging race-based school mascots, we learn they've raised divergent opinions for decades. Listen Listening... / Wisconsin May Add Steps for Removing Race-Based School Mascots By Marge Pitrof • Oct 9, 2013 An Assembly committee has advanced a bill, requiring people who want to change a school nickname to gather signatures and prove discriminatory effects. New Standards Proposed for Changing School Mascots By Marge Pitrof • Sep 26, 2013 Republican legislators are proposing four requirements for changing a school mascot in Wisconsin. Until now, just one person had to object, on the basis of race.