Oneida Indian Nation

A letter signed by more than 100 Native American, religious and civil rights organizations describes "redskin" as a "government-defined racial slur" that has been used to disparage American Indians "throughout history." (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Group Asks Broadcasters to Stop Saying ‘Redskins’ on Public Airwaves

A group campaigning for the Washington Redskins to change their name is sending a letter to broadcasters requesting that the name not be uttered on the public airwaves.

09/03/2014

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 Nation: Taxpayers Can’t Pay to Help Redskins Profit Off of ‘Racial Slur’

Taxpayer resources cannot be used to help private companies profit off the promotion of dictionary defined racial slurs, is the position of the Oneida Indian Nation in a press release issued in the wake of the ruling revoking the Redskins six federal trademarks.

06/18/2014

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: 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.”

04/22/2014

File photo of a Washington Redskins helmet. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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

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