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Miami U Dropped Its Race-Based Mascot 20 Years Ago, Sees Benefits Today
More than two decades before this month's announcements from a Cincinnati-area high school and the Washington D.C. NFL team, Miami University's Board of Trustees voted to drop a controversial, race-based nickname and mascot. (TANA WEINGARTNER, WVXU, July 27, 2020)
Myaamia culture and imagery to be part of the K-12 "Ohio as America" curriculum
The Myaamia Center, some Miami University art education students and the Talawanda School District have collaborated the past three years on curriculum to help fourth graders learn about Myaamia culture and imagery. Starting this fall, the two Myaamia culture and imagery lessons will become part of the K-12 Ohio as America curriculum.
Myaamia culture and imagery to be part of the K-12 Ohio as America curriculum
Thousands of fourth graders will learn from the curriculum this fall. (Margo Kissell, Miami University News and Communications" July 16, 2020)
Miami University was decades ahead in dropping Redskins nickname
Miami University came to the decision 24 years before Washington's NFL team did on Monday. ("WCPO Cincinnati" July 13, 2020)
George Ironstrack on the kinship of the Myaamia tribe
Kokomo, May 28
Native-American work on display at Miami Art Museum: What to know
A show of ribbon art from the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma is available in Oxford. ("Journal-News," February 15, 2020)
Latest award spotlights unique relationship between the two Miamis
Myaamia Center staff traveled to Miami, Oklahoma, recently to take part in the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma's Winter Gathering activities. Here tribal citizens participate in the stomp dance.The 6-year graduation rate for Miami tribe students is 89.4 percent, compared to the national average of 41 percent for Native Americans in 2017.