American Indian Heritage Month: Commemoration vs. Exploitation
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Indian Mascots

Professional Sports Teams with Indian Mascots

City

League

Team Name

Atlanta, Georgia

Major League Baseball

Braves

Chicago, Illinois

National Hockey League

Blackhawks

Cleveland, Ohio

Major League Baseball

Indians

Kansas City, Missouri

National Football League

Chiefs

Washington, D.C.

National Football League

Redskins

Colleges and Universities with Indian Mascots

School

State

Team Name

Alcorn State University

Mississippi

Braves

Arkansas State University

Arkansas

Indians

Bacone College

Oklahoma

Warriors

Bradley University

Illinois

Braves

California State University, Stanislaus

California

Warriors

Catawba College

North Carolina

Indians

Chowan College

North Carolina

Braves

Central Michigan University

Michigan

Chippewas

College of William & Mary

Virginia

Tribe

East Stroudsberg University

Pennsylvania

Warriors

Florida State University

Florida

Seminoles

Goldey-Beacom College

Delaware

Braves

Hendrix College

Arkansas

Warriors

Indiana Institute of Technology

Indiana

Warriors

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

Indians

Keuka College

New York

Warriors

Life Bible College

California

Warriors

McMurry University

Texas

Indians

Miami Christian University

Florida

Warriors

Morningside College

Iowa

Maroon Chiefs

Northeastern State University

Oklahoma

Redmen

Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma

Chiefs

Ottawa University

Kansas

Braves

Pembroke State University

North Carolina

Braves

San Bernardino Valley College

California

Indians

San Diego State University

California

Aztecs

Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma

Savages

Southwestern College

Kansas

Moundbuilders

State University of West Georgia

Georgia

Braves

Sterling College

Kansas

Warriors

Trinity International University

Florida

Warriors

Union College

Nebraska

Warriors

University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Alaska

Nanooks

University of Illinois

Illinois

Fighting Illini

University of North Dakota

North Dakota

Fighting Sioux

University of Rio Grande

Ohio

Redmen

University of Utah

Utah

Utes

Westmont College

California

Warriors


Source: American Indian Sports Team Mascots, http://www.aistm.org/. Accesssed June 21, 2006.

 

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