Asked by News-Press Now 772 Votes Should Savannah rename its school mascot? 61% YES YES 7 39% NO NO 1 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Copy Link 61% YES Add Comment Comment Share with friends 7 Comments 1 David Carr This is simple. Some traditions are worth celebrating, but our tradition of treating non-white races like they are subhuman or animals is not. Language matters. Reply Reply 1 Devan Heronemus Savannah is a place of learning and the mascot is distracting. People of Savannah need to understand that this is racism to move forward. Reply Reply 0 Hannah Baker The mascot is an insensitive stereotype of Native Americans. There are many changes that need to be made in regards to insensitivity, racism, harassment and bullying. This is a good place to start Reply Reply 0 Seth Heronemus The mascot is a racist stereotype that has been used for centuries to justify treating Native Americans as less than human for our convenience. As an alumni, we should do our part to break that cycle. Reply Reply 0 McKayla Miller it is insensitive and prejudiced. We can do better. Reply Reply 0 Kristen Watson Ignoring the call for change ignores the painful legacy of the savage stereotype and the experiences of local Indigenous families. Savannah deserves a mascot that reflects its inclusiveness & strength Reply Reply 39% NO Add Comment Comment Share with friends 1 Comment 1 Jarold Huffman socialism Reply Reply Amanda Barr dude. schools are federally funded, that's socialism at work. so are the libraries and the roads to get there. so maybe don't cry SOCIALISM! about changing a publicly funded school mascot.