Bill against Indian mascots goes to Wisconsin governor
A bill that fines public schools for using offensive Indian mascots, nicknames and imagery has been sent to Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle (D).

The bill sets up a process for people to complain about mascots. A school board has a year to take action if the usage is found to be discriminatory.

The bill contains an exception for tribes that approve the use of their names as mascots.

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