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The Navajo Nation Council formally has opposed the use of the Washington R-dsk-ns name:

Navajo Nation Council votes against Redskins

ESPN.com
Council opposes Redskins' name Updated: April 11, 2014, 9:22 AM ET ESPN.com news services The Navajo Nation Council formally has opposed the use of the Washington Redskins name. The council's committee of the whole voted 9-2 Thursday on the measure sponsored by lawmaker Joshua Lavar Butler. He says the word can have negative psychological…Read More

“Today, we urge you and the National Football League to send the same clear message as the NBA did: that racism and bigotry have no place…Read More

'Racial Slur': 50 Senators Urge NFL To Change Washington Redskins' Name

The Huffington Post
Fifty senators have signed a letter urging NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to change the name of the Washington Redskins football team, citing the NBA's recent action to strip Donald Sterling of his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers. The letter, which was circulated by Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and endorsed by Senate Majority Leader Harry…Read More
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