No reason to scrap Armijo mascot – Daily Republic

By Murray Bass

Using false claims of “racism,” a long-term nationwide program to strip Indian names from athletic programs has reached Fairfield and Suisun City.

Trustees of the Fairfield-Suisun School District were told by a group of strangers on Oct. 23 that Armijo High School must end the Indian as the mascot at Armijo High School. A costly change.

The community does not agree. They recognize that the Armijo Indian is less a mascot than a symbol of pride, fighting spirit, nobility and bravery. The mascot is always presented in a respectful way.

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