Native Americans

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Michigan Schools On The Hook For Native American Tuition Program

School officials and Native American leaders are calling on lawmakers to fully fund the Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/12/2015

Eastern Michigan University Band

EMU To Remove ‘Hurons’ Logo Depicting Native American From Band Uniforms

The nickname and the school’s mascot were dropped after criticism they were demeaning to Native Americans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2015

Eastern Michigan University Band

Eastern Michigan University Asked To Take ‘Hurons’ Logo Off Band Uniforms

Some students at Eastern Michigan University want school officials to remove logos depicting the profile of an American Indian and the word “Hurons” from marching band uniforms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2015

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Keidel: Hail On The Redskins

Uncle Sam dipped his beak in the NFL waters this week, making a statement about football’s most controversial franchise



Appeals Court Clears Way For Lansing Tribal Casino

An Indian tribe from the Upper Peninsula can finally move ahead with plans to build a $245 million casino in downtown Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2013

Bones Found In 1981 Are Native American In Origin

Authorities have determined that human remains found in a mid-Michigan family’s yard in 1981 are Native American in origin and may be 1,000 or more years old.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2013

Wayne State University's Danto Engienering Center

WSU Researcher Aims To Make STEM Education More Accessible To Native Americans

Underrepresented minorities comprise approximately 30 percent of the United States population, but only 10 percent are college educated in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. A Wayne State University study recently funded by the American Association for the Advancement of Science aims to change these statistics.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2013

As Casinos Struggle, Tribes Seek More Federal Aid

“It’s a sign of the times,” said Mohegan Chairman Bruce “Two Dogs” Bozsum.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2013

Tribal Same-Sex Bill OK’d, Male Couple Marries

Two men became spouses Friday during a ceremony at a northern Michigan Indian reservation after the tribal chairman signed a measure approving same-sex marriage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013


Indian Tribe To OK Same-Sex Marriage, Wed Men

The chairman of a northern Michigan Indian tribe says he’ll sign a same-sex marriage bill Friday, then preside at the wedding of two men.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2013