Federal department rejects complaint against Michigan schools with Native-American mascots

Jun 3, 2013
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Michigan Civil Rights Commission had called for end of Native-American imagery with high school mascots

Source: Freep

LANSING, MICH. - A federal agency has dismissed a complaint seeking to ban the use of American Indian mascots in Michigan's K-12 schools. In February, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights cited 35 Michigan school districts for discrimination, saying their mascots reinforce stereotypes and hurt American Indian students' self-esteem and learning.

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