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Virginia tribe not offended by school's nickname


The Pamunkey Tribe of Virginia isn't offended by William and Mary's "Tribe" nickname, says Chief William P. "Bill" Miles.

"When we take care of some of the poverty and crime and drug problems and that sort of thing in this country, then we'll worry about names," Miles told The Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Williams and Mary is one of several schools that have been asked by the NCAA to review its use of Indian themes. W&M used to have an Indian mascot and a grinning Indian as its logo but removed them.

Get the Story:
Va. Indians OK with W&M name (The Richmond Times-Dispatch 4/26)
W&M assesses use of 'Tribe' name (The Richmond Times-Dispatch 4/26)

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