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Wisconsin school boards' lopsided vote against Native mascot ban surprises Wausau sponsor, leaves Oneida Nation 'frustrated'


January 24, 2020

MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin school boards voted overwhelmingly against supporting a ban on Native American mascots at a meeting of school board delegates Wednesday.

Although all 11 federally recognized Wisconsin tribes and 18 school boards across the state offered support for the resolution ahead of the Wisconsin Association of School Boards' annual convention, the advocacy group won't lobby the Legislature for change after a resolution to do so failed 218-101.


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