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Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: Listen to Native Americans who oppose racist mascots (10/17)
Writer wonders why local high school hasn't gotten rid of its racist mascot.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Column: Language police want FCC to bar R-word on airwaves (10/16)
Writer questions petition that asks the Federal Communications Commission to outlaw the R-word on public airwaves.

Filed Under: Business | Sports
Navajo arts and crafts to be sold at Washington team stadium (10/14)
President Ben Shelly and his wife attended the team's game in Arizona on Sunday.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: Washington team's logo dehumanizes Indian people (10/13)
Writers trace the Washington NFL team's logo to stereotypical images of Indian people.

Filed Under: National
Town in Maine approves new name for road after controversy (10/08)
The road will be known as Micmac Drive, a name supported by the Aroostook Band of Micmacs.

Filed Under: Sports
Deadspin: Questionable heritage of Washington NFL team's fan (10/07)
Deadspin tries to find out whether a Washington NFL fan who calls himself Mark One Wolf is actually Native American.

Filed Under: Education | Politics | Sports
Minneapolis examines whether it can outlaw R-word at stadium (10/07)
The Washington team is playing at the University of Minnesota stadium on November 2.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Peter d'Errico: Washington NFL team name rooted in colonialism (10/06)
Exploring the campaign against the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
DaShanne Stokes: Anti-Indian racism is everywhere in America (10/06)
The Washington NFL team's mascot is just one example of anti-Indian racism in America today.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: FCC can't block broadcast of R-word on public airwaves (10/03)
Law professor argues that the Federal Communications Commission can't outlaw the use of racist terms on public airwaves regardless of the issues raised in a petition against the R-word.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Gyasi Ross: Why African Americans should care about mascots (10/02)
African Americans and Native Americans share a common goal -- the elimination of the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Sports | Technology
FCC will consider petition to outlaw R-word on public airwaves (10/01)
A law professor is objecting to a license renewal for WWXX-FM, a Washington-area radio station whose controlling owner is Dan Snyder.

Filed Under: Law | Sports
Column: Washington team should be worried about FCC petition (09/29)
Law professor John Banzhaf has filed a petition to bar the broadcast of a racial slur against American Indians.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Migizi Pensoneau: Behind the scenes at a Washington NFL game (09/29)
What happens when Indian people go to a Washington NFL game?

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: All Indian people ask is for America to honor treaties (09/29)
As I sit writing this column as I have every Sunday for the past 34 years I am terribly frustrated at the total lack of understanding and basic ignorance that still exists about America’s first citizens.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Chelsey Luger: Washington NFL team doesn't own our identity (09/25)
Chelsey Luger explains why the Washington NFL team's name doesn't honor Native people.

Filed Under: Business | National | Sports
Osage Nation to avoid FedEx due to association with NFL team (09/24)
The company pays for the naming rights to the stadium where the team plays and its president is a member of the team’s ownership group.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Town sends wrong message with street after R-word (09/24)
Writer praises leaders of the Penobscot Nation for asking a town on Maine to get rid of a street named after an offensive slur.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
DC Council considers bill to ban race-based mascots at schools (09/24)
A handful of public schools in the nation's capital retain 'Indians' and 'Warriors' mascots.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Activists ask judge to dismiss Washington NFL team's lawsuit (09/23)
The activists say the team's complaints lie with the federal agency that canceled six offensive trademarks.

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