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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

06/20/2014

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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

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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

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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

Tribe Loses Court Decision Over Lansing Casino

A federal judge suddenly has put the brakes on plans for an American Indian casino in Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013

EXETER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: The Exeter Chiefs Mascot during the Amlin Challenge Cup match between Exeter Chiefs and Perpignan at Sandy Park on January 21, 2012 in Exeter, England. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Complaint: Ban American Indian Mascots In Schools

The Michigan Department of Civil Rights has filed a complaint asking to ban the use of American Indian mascots and imagery in K-12 school because it denies equal rights to American Indian students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2013

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Remains At Road Work Site IDed As Native American

Officials say human remains found at the site of a road resurfacing project in Michigan’s northeastern Lower Peninsula have been identified as being those of American Indians.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2012

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