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FSU student reps: No headdresses at Seminoles games
« on: May 12, 2016, 12:54:00 PM »
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Student representatives at Florida State University have passed a resolution discouraging the wearing of Native American headdresses at Seminoles games.

The Student Government Association resolution, which passed April 20 by a 27-4 vote, is a nonbinding, formal opinion. It asks the university administration to consider adding the wearing of headdresses as a violation of the student code of conduct.

Student government passed the resolution because many of the headdresses worn at athletic events are representative of other tribes, in particular Plains tribes like the Sioux, and not the Seminoles.
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