Eastern Michigan Drops Huron Logo From Band Uniforms

August 12, 2015

Eastern Michigan University is dropping a Huron logo that has appeared on its band uniforms, The Detroit Free Press reported. In 1991, the university stopped using Hurons as the name of its athletic teams, replacing that name with Eagles. Many Native American groups have said it is offensive to relegate their tribal names and traditions to team names and mascots. But three years ago, the university put the Huron logo back on band uniforms, although Eastern Michigan has faced criticism for doing so.

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