01/30/2018 - Controversies come and go — and some just never go away. Put the brouhaha over Chief Illiniwek in the latter category.
01/29/2018 - The Cleveland Indians will stop using the Chief Wahoo logo on their uniforms beginning in 2019, according to Major League Baseball, which said the popular symbol was no longer appropriate for use o
11/22/2017 - The Big Ten Network has agreed to avoid images of the Chief Illiniwek logo during its Illini broadcasts following a complaint about its coverage of the Nov. 11 football game against Indiana...
09/26/2017 - Illinois has chipped away at its history of using Native American imagery at sporting events.
03/01/2016 - North Dakota was famously known as the Fighting Sioux from 1930 until the university retired the nickname in 2012, ending a seven-year battle with the N.C.A.A. ...
02/23/2016 - The Navajo Nation has filed a brief in support of upholding the cancellation of the Washington Redskins trademark held by Pro-Football Inc.
02/18/2016 - Chief Illiniwek, the former University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign mascot, was banned by the NCAA in 2007 for being “hostile and abusive” toward American Indians — but people attending the univ
11/01/2015 - The chief local critic of many Illini fans' most cherished symbol says it's not enough that Chief Illiniwek has been banished.
10/28/2014 - Members of a fraternity are expected to meet soon with University of Illinois officials following its posting of a sign that depicted a knife-wielding American Indian posed over a gopher.
05/07/2013 - The head of the Peoria tribe says he doesn't support a proposal from former Chief Illiniwek portrayers to bring back the Chief in a limited way, because the idea lacks the University of Illinois' b
02/12/2012 - Kevin Kaplan | The Daily Illini
12/07/2011 - Hannah Meisel | The Daily Illini
04/21/2010 - Courtesy of I Resist
01/01/2010 - First Wave: March 16, 2009 — The damage from the first instance of vandalism is noticed and reported to University police and University administrators.
- American Indian Studies and Native American House support trademark lawsuit against National Football League
10/16/2009 - American Indian Studies and the Native American House joined a National Congress of American Indian (NCAI)-