MISHICOT (AP) - The Mishicot School District has no plans to drop its Indianlogo and mascot because of a new state law signed recently by Gov.Jim Doyle.
The district is one of about a dozen in Wisconsin that have notdropped the Indian nickname.
Mishicot Superintendent Colleen Timm says the school districthas written permission from the Hannahville Potawatomi to use theIndian nickname and logo. The community is named for NativeAmerican Chief Abraham Mishicott.
The law signed by the governor allows the state schoolsuperintendent to ban American Indian mascots, nicknames andlogos.
Timm tells the Herald Times Reporter the district has had noformal complaints in the six years she has been principal andsuperintendent in Mishicot.
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