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Redskins: Doesn’t Congress Have More Important Issues To Worry About Than Our Name?

Two lawmakers critical of the Washington Redskins team name have sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell urging him to call on the franchise to stop using its nickname.

02/10/2014

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.

01/31/2014

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

Oneida Takes Redskins’ Name Complaint to United Nations

The Oneida Indian leader from upstate New York who has become a high-profile critic of the Washington Redskins’ nickname has taken his case to the United Nations.

01/26/2014

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

Redskins Name Debate Reaches United Nations

The Oneida Indian leader from upstate New York who has become a high-profile critic of the Washington Redskins’ nickname is taking his case to the United Nations.

01/24/2014

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 Praises DHall for Stance Against Redskins’ Name

The Oneida Indian Nation has come out in praise of DeAngelo Hall for saying the Redskins “probably should” change their team name, viewed by many to be offensive towards Native Americans.

01/16/2014

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 Praises D.C. Council for Passing ‘Redskins’ Resolution

The Oneida Indian Nation issued a press release Tuesday praising the D.C. City Council for passing a resolution calling for the Redskins to change their “racist and derogatory” team name.

11/05/2013

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 Nation Requests Meeting with all NFL Owners

Representatives of the Oneida Indian Nation have requested a meeting with all 32 NFL owners during Super Bowl week, hoping to persuade them to get the Washington franchise to drop the nickname Redskins.

10/30/2013

Ray Halbritter, a senior leader of the Oneida Indian Nation in New York state, speaks at a symposium in Washington, DC October 7, 2013. (Credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

After Meeting With Snyder, Goodell Will Talk Redskins Name With Indian Opponents

One day after meeting with Daniel Snyder, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell with discuss the Washington Redskins name with Native Americans who say the name is a racial slur.

10/30/2013

(L-R) Owner of the Washington Redskins Daniel Snyder and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. (Photos by Doug Pensinger/Al Messerschmidt/Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: Snyder, Goodell Meet About Redskins Name in New York

Ahead of a planned meeting between Roger Goodell and members of the Oneida Indian Nation, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder sat down with the NFL commissioner on Tuesday.

10/29/2013

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Washington Redskins helmets lay on the ground during their game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Virginia Newspaper Banishes ‘Redskins’ From Its Pages

The Richmond Free Press is dropping the Redskins nickname for the Washington NFL team from its pages, calling it racist.

10/18/2013

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