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Native American Opponent Of Redskins Name Meeting With NFL

Ray Halbritter of the Oneida Indian Nation didn’t start the movement to change the name of the Washington Redskins, but the upstate New York tribal leader has turned up the heat.

10/29/2013

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Redskins: Va. Newspaper Won’t Print It, D.C. Schools Want To Ban Jerseys

The controversy over the name of Washington, D.C.’s football team is growing. Now a newspaper in Virginia says it will not print the name Redskins. And several schools in D.C. want to ban team jerseys from their classrooms.

10/18/2013

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Just How Many Native Americans Think ‘Redskins’ Is A Slur?

The name of a certain pro football team in Washington, D.C., has inspired protests, hearings, editorials, lawsuits, letters from Congress, even a presidential nudge. Yet behind the headlines, it’s unclear how many Native Americans think “Redskins” is a racial slur.

10/09/2013

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Oneida Indian Nation Targeting Redskins Name Plans D.C. Meeting

An Indian tribe from upstate New York that’s campaigning against the Washington Redskins’ nickname said Thursday it will hold a public meeting about the issue on the football team’s home turf — at the same Washington hotel where the NFL is holding its fall meeting.

10/03/2013