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Unformatted text preview: should be removed. As for Florida State University and the nickname of the Seminoles, this was a part of the country where the Seminole tribe was very popular. Florida State is paying homage to these people and honoring them. In no way is the school being disrespectful, by having this mascot. If you were someone who never heard of an American Indian, and if you were to look at the Florida State Seminoles logo and nickname, you would not receive a negative perception from this. If the tribe itself sees no problem with keeping this name, and if the university honors the heritage of the Seminoles, I feel there is no reason to take any action on this matter. However, if it is decided that they are hurtful to the Native American Race, I feel they should be removed....
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- Spring '08