University of Illinois Leader: No New Mascot Pick YetThe commission was established following the September release of a university report suggesting adoption of a new sports mascot and traditions to replace the Chief Illiniwek portrayal that was dropped in 2007 after complaints from American Indians that it was offensive.
Chicago's Field Museum Plans Revamp Of Native American HallChicago's Field Museum plans to revamp its Native American exhibits with the help of American Indians over the next three years.
More Remains Found On Former Burial Site in Riverside
Remains Found In Indiana Quarry Could Be Thousands Of Years OldLake County Sheriff John Buncich tells the Northwest Indiana Times a head and torso were easily discernible. It could be the site of an ancient Native American burial ground, the sheriff was quoted as saying.