The “Dignity Act” has been upheld in court, all Native American mascots must be retired after this year
By Andrew Harris
After years of uncertainty, New York State has officially notified all public schools that use Native American mascots like, the “Indians,” or “Chiefs,” or “Redskins,” must end the practice this year.
Any district who does not retire a qualifying mascot before the 2023-24 school year begins will be in open non-compliance. According to the state that means potential trouble for school officials and taxpayers who refuse:
Hornell Sun readers recently responded to a poll about the question posted to the Canisteo-Greenwood School District(Redskins,) the voting is closed now: