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First Peoples Worldwide
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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
Hillary Lehr

"Racism and the tolerance of racism diminishes everyone." This article is written by Carter Meland (of White Earth Anishinaabe heritage)…Read More

'Redskins' name is stuck in a perceived past, so let's put it where it belongs

  Make no mistake: The Washington Redskins team name is offensive. It’s racially loaded at best and thoroughly racist at worst; it is degrading and dehumanizing both in the imagery it depends on and in the type of “savage” behavior it allows fans to engage in — and seemingly forgives. Though fans argue that the name honors Native people,…Read More
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