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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Head of Indian tribe blasts Legislature over new laws pertaining to mascots

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The head of the Menominee Indian tribe has blasted the state's new law on public school Indian mascots. Laurie Boivin -- a former tribal chairwoman who regained the post last weekend -- represented all 11 Wisconsin tribes in an annual speech to the state Legislature this afternoon. The new Republican law virtually gutted a complaint process established by Democrats in 2009.

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