Category: Michigamua

Michigamua’s Broken 1989 Promise

Much of the talk about Michigamua, and the crux of the lawsuit filed last week in Washtenaw County Court, is a 1989 agreement between the university, Michigamua, and Native American students, that the organization would abandon all references to Native American Culture. In 2000, 11 years after that agreement was signed, the Student of Color […]

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Full Text of Doe vs. Michigamua

Below, for your reading pleasure, is the complete text of a lawsuit filed against Michigamua and the University of Michigan last week in Washtenaw County Circuit Court. The formatting is a bit screwy — sorry, this was a rush file conversion job.

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Any Ideas?

I’m trying to track down a copy of the lawsuit filed in Washtenaw County Circuit Court against Michigamua last week to put up here for all to see. I’ve left messages for the only Christopher Bell in the phone book in Ann Arbor, and sent an email to the court administrator inquiring about how I […]

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U-M Defends Google

The University of Michigan, one of the universities who agreed to allow Google to digitize the books in its library, has defended Google against an association of publishers which has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop the project. The University Record has a short write-up of a recent talk in Washington, D.C. by university President […]

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Michigamua Sued

[7/12/06: Welcome Romenesko readers. Please click here to read all my recent posts about Michigamua, or click here to view a slightly outdated page about the group.] Ok, people, I’m trying to give the old ‘gamua beat a break, but with big news, I just can’t resist: Ann Arbor News: Suit claims U-M, secret society […]

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Michigamua In the News

This story in today’s Michigan Daily has people talking about Michigamua. To my surprise, I recieved a tip about a member via anonymous text message, a first for me. A reader also left this comment on an earlier post: “I was listening to the radio tonight and I heard the debate on Michigamua. My friend […]

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U-M Launches Blogging Service

The University of Michigan has launched a free blogging service for students, faculty, and staff called Mblog. The system uses Movable Type, and I applaud them for launching the overdue service. One of the University divisions involved in launching the site is the Bentley Historical Library, which houses the University’s official archives. The library is […]

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