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By Drew Lawson
The Times 

Exception to mascot ban could include Reardan

 

Last updated 3/11/2021 at 4:34pm



REARDAN – Substitute House Bill 1356, which would ban the use of Native American names, symbols or images as public school mascots, logos or team names has passed through the House fairly convincingly and is in committee in the Senate, indicating it may be well on its way to passing legislature and landing on the governor’s desk.

However, after advocacy from superintendent Eric Sobotta and an amendment to the bill inserted before passing through the House, the bill wouldn’t apply to the Reardan-Edwall School District, which uses the “Indians” mascot…if the Spokane Tribe gives i...



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