Native Americans

Michigan Schools On The Hook For Native American Tuition ProgramSchool officials and Native American leaders are calling on lawmakers to fully fund the Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver program.
EMU To Remove 'Hurons' Logo Depicting Native American From Band UniformsThe nickname and the school's mascot were dropped after criticism they were demeaning to Native Americans.
Eastern Michigan University Asked To Take 'Hurons' Logo Off Band UniformsSome 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.
Keidel: Hail On The RedskinsUncle 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 CasinoAn Indian tribe from the Upper Peninsula can finally move ahead with plans to build a $245 million casino in downtown Lansing.
Bones Found In 1981 Are Native American In OriginAuthorities 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.
WSU Researcher Aims To Make STEM Education More Accessible To Native AmericansUnderrepresented 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.
As Casinos Struggle, Tribes Seek More Federal Aid"It's a sign of the times," said Mohegan Chairman Bruce "Two Dogs" Bozsum.
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.
Indian Tribe To OK Same-Sex Marriage, Wed MenThe 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.
Tribe Loses Court Decision Over Lansing CasinoA federal judge suddenly has put the brakes on plans for an American Indian casino in Lansing.
Complaint: Ban American Indian Mascots In SchoolsThe 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.