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Future of La Conner Braves?

 


It was announced this morning that the Washington, D.C. professional football team would no longer be known as the “Redskins” nor be represented by a Native American logo.

It is likely other pro teams in Cleveland, Atlanta and Kansas City that also have Native American themed names and mascots soon will follow suit.

Such is the sign of the times, although Stanford U. and Dartmouth College dropped their tribally affiliated logos decades ago in response to the pressures of “political correctness.”

That being the case, how long will La Conner School District teams continue to be kno...



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