Issues Affecting American Indians in Tennessee
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American Indians in Tennessee government volunteer service
TN Archaeological Advisory Council
mandated 3 Native American representatives
  • Michael Lynch, West Tennessee (2008-12)
         member, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
  • Pat Cummins, Middle Tennessee (2004-08)
         descendant, Cherokee
  • Mark Cantrell, Middle Tennessee (2010-14)
         unknown tribal affiliation
  •   TN Historical Commission
    mandated inclusion of person/s
    of Native American ancestry

  • Brent A. Cox (2008-2012)
    444 Cades Atwood Road
    Milan, Tennessee 38358
    731-723-9994

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    Chief Dances On

    "Unsponsored" .. "right to free speech" ...... racism is now tolerated and even allowed by the turning of their heads and closing of their eyes ... and gets a stamp of approval because "THEY" say it falls under "FREE SPEECH"?!!!!! >

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    Chief Dances On

    10/2/10

    http://www.wicd15.com/newsroom/top_stories/videos/vid_3141.shtml


    (See video in link)

    Champaign- He's banned from performing at University of Illinois events,
    but supporters of Chief Illiniwek are on a mission to keep an 80 plus
    year tradition alive.

    The Council of Chiefs, all people who portrayed the chief while
    attending college, created an organization to keep the image and history
    visible to fans everywhere.

    While you won't see the chief performing at half time anytime soon,
    supporters say his spirit is alive and well in the minds of many.

    The council of chiefs created "The Chief's Tribe" organization to gather
    any and all chief supporters to help keep the tradition running, and to
    one day get it reinstated.

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    video and story at link above


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