Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Letters to the Editor

June 7, 2013

Be proud of the Goshen Redskins

We can become riled up about various things and the Redskins idea for change is really one that I believe should be very low on the totem pole of problems or suggestions to take issue with.

I graduated from the Wakarusa High School and we were the Wakarusa Indians. I had heard that Wakarusa was an Indiana name meaning, “Knee deep in mud.”

The Indian or Redskins have been a wonderful background for us. I see them as a measure of pride in our American history. Please, do not get caught up in an argument that has very little significance in the really huge day-to-day issues we are living with.

I am proud of the materials that has Wakarusa Indians on it. I would wish those of the Goshen High School to be as proud of the Goshen Redskins.

— Rosealene Long

Middlebury

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