Pokagon Tribe, schools consider use of nicknames, mascots

Feb 14, 2013
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State Department of Civil Rights has filed a complaint with federal Education Department asking for a ban on Indian nicknames and imagery.

Source: Heraldpalladium

DOWAGIAC - Consensus may be elusive among Pokagon Band Potawatomi when it comes to what they think about schools using Indian nicknames and mascots, a tribal spokeswoman said.

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