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June 13, 2010

Courtesy of I Resist and Radio Liberacion!

On Sunday, June 13, Radio Liberación! hosted a discussion on WEFT about the latest news on UIUC's Unofficial Mascot.

Topics includes:

  • Pro-mascot students use of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to harass the Native community and their allies
  • Impact of the UIUC mascot upon American Indian Students
  • Interviews with the President of Students for "Chief" Illiniwek, Samantha Uher
  • Interview with Professor Robert Warrior, Director of American Indian Studies, UIUC
  • Update from the Higher Learning Commission which includes a critique of how the UIUC administration is managing the mascot controversy