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Oneida Indian Leaders to Meet with NFL About Redskins Name

Oneida Indian leaders will meet with NFL officials in New York City next week to discuss their concerns over the name of Washington, D.C.’s professional football team, the Redskins. Officials from the upstate New York tribe traveled to Washington, D.C. this week to garner support for their cause from local religious leaders. Two D.C. radio stations created a stir last …

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Bob Costas Comments on Redskins Moniker

One week ago, members of the Oneida Indian Nation, and others sympathetic to their cause, held a conference in Washington, DC to discuss how they plan to persuade the Washington Redskins to change their name to something less racist and offensive. This conference was a part of the “Change the Mascot” campaign, a movement started a few months ago by …

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Oneida Indians to Meet with NFL About Redskins Name

In a move spurred by high school students in their home state, the Oneida Indians started the “Change the Mascot” campaign a few months ago. Since then, the Oneida Nation has become the leading force behind changing the mascot of the Washington Redskins to something that is not racist nor insulting. In a conference which began Monday in Washington, D.C., …

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