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    First the mascot was considered hostile and abusive, and now all of a sudden they see it as a "celebration of [Seminole] culture". What dorks.

    NCAA removes Seminoles from hostile list

    August 23, 2005
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- The NCAA will allow Florida State to use its Seminoles nickname in postseason play, removing the school from a list of colleges with Native American nicknames that were restricted by an NCAA decision earlier this month.

    The NCAA said it was recognizing the relationship Florida State has long enjoyed with the Seminole Tribe of Florida, which assists the university with its pageantry and celebration of its culture and supports the school's use of its name.

    ``The staff review committee noted the unique relationship between the university and the Seminole Tribe of Florida as a significant factor,'' the NCAA said Tuesday. ``The decision of a namesake sovereign tribe, regarding when and how its name and imagery can be used, must be respected even when others may not agree.''

    Florida State President T.K. Wetherell had threatened to sue the NCAA immediately after its Aug. 5 announcement that the school's highly visible nickname, ``Seminoles,'' was defined as ``hostile and abusive'' by a committee...

    http://sports.yahoo.com/top/news?slug=ap--ncaafloridast-nickname&prov=ap&type=lgns
     
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    Mighty white of em.
     
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    Been there, said that!
     
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