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Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation Representative, speaks at a press conference after meeting with senior officials of the National Football League about changing the mascot name of the Washington Redskins October 30, 2013 in New York. The Oneida Nation's 'Change The Mascot' campaign is pressing the NFL to change the Washington team's name. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Credit; STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Oneida Indian Nation: Dan Snyder’s ‘Living in an Alternate Universe’

Oneida Indian Nation has responded to Daniel Snyder’s claim that the Redskins team name is “not an issue,” by suggesting the team owner is “living in an alternate universe.”


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Dan Snyder Says Redskins Name Not An Issue: ‘Time That People Focus on Reality’

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder says his team’s nickname is not an issue and it’s “time that people focus on reality” concerning these matters.


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Navajo Nation Council: Redskins Name OK For Schools, Not NFL

The Navajo Nation Council formally has opposed the use of the Washington Redskins name.


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UN Expert Takes Issue With ‘Hurtful’ Redskins Name

A United Nations human rights expert says the name of the Washington Redskins football team is a ‘hurtful reminder’ of the mistreatment of Native Americans.


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Navajo Nation Council Delays Taking Stance On Redskins Name

A Navajo Nation Council committee has delayed action on legislation to have the tribe take a stance on the Washington Redskins name.


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Redskins Legend Says Name Debate a Lose-Lose

Former Redskins Super Bowl-winning quarterback Doug Williams declined comment on the team’s name controversy, telling 106.7 The Fan you’re gonna lose “no matter what side of the fence you’re gonna be on.”


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Redskins Owner: Native American Struggles Have Been Ignored Too Long

In a letter addressed to “Redskins Nation,” Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder announced the creation of the “Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation” Monday.


Cast and crew of The Opie & Anthony Show perform in a play about the first Thanksgiving at the 'Thanks For Nothing: An Opie & Anthony Holiday Event' broadcast. (Credit: Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

Jim Norton Wants Redskins to Change Name; Not for the Reason You Think

Comedian Jim Norton — who traditionally falls on the side of free speech — has a very unique reason for why he wants the Redskins to change their controversial nickname. You likely haven’t hear this opinion previously.


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Keith Olbermann, Chris Cooley Debate Redskins Name

The Redskins controversial nickname has been in the news with a high rate of frequency this week, beginning with a conversation about the issue between Keith Olbermann and beloved former Redskins player Chris Cooley.


Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation Representative.  (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Roger Goodell ‘Isn’t Listening’ to Native Americans on Redskins Name

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended the Redskins organization’s continued use of its team name, and at least one Native American group has since voiced public condemnation of Goodell for it.