School officials and Native American leaders are calling on lawmakers to fully fund the Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver program.
The nickname and the school’s mascot were dropped after criticism they were demeaning to Native Americans.
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.
Uncle Sam dipped his beak in the NFL waters this week, making a statement about football’s most controversial franchise
An Indian tribe from the Upper Peninsula can finally move ahead with plans to build a $245 million casino in downtown Lansing.
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.
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.
“It’s a sign of the times,” said Mohegan Chairman Bruce “Two Dogs” Bozsum.
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.
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.