General Welfare Program
Emergency Technology Assistance Grant
September 14, 2020 – December 1, 2020
MIAMI, Oklahoma, July 29, 2020 (Aatotankiki Myaamiaki – Miami Nation News)—On July 27, 2020 the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma elected Leadership passed Resolution #20-31 reiterating the Nation’s formal position on ethnic or race-based, derogatory mascot names. The Resolution was adopted by unanimous approval and echoes the opposition stated in the Tribe’s 1996 Resolution calling on Miami University in Oxford, Ohio to discontinue use of the University’s mascot “Redskins”.
Daryl Baldwin, tribal Citizen and Director of the Myaamia Center at Miami University has been awarded the MacArthur Fellowship. This is a highly distinguished award that recognizes his tremendous contributions to language revitalization. To read more about Daryl's fellowship click the this link.