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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.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Ed Rice: Honoring a true Cleveland Indian -- Louis Sockalexis (09/23)
Ed Rice discusses his talk in honor of Louis Sockalexis, a member of the Penobscot Nation who is considered the first Native American in major league baseball.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: Racist sports mascots preserve 'imaginary' Indians (09/22)
The editorial page editor for The Washington Post, talks to Kevin Gover, the director of the National Museum of the American Indian, about racist sports mascots.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Peter d'Errico: Video uses humor to battle racist NFL mascot (09/22)
Peter d'Errico praises YouTube video that takes on the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Norbert Hill: It's past time to drop the Washington NFL mascot (09/18)
Norbert Hill Jr., a member of the Oneida Nation, discusses the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Education | National
Student newspaper punished over refusal to print the R-word (09/18)
The paper's student co-editor was suspended for a month and the faculty adviser was suspended for two days.

Filed Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Connecting mascots to racism and termination (09/18)
Peter d'Errico discusses the links between racist mascots and the treatment of Native people.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: Eliminating NFL team's racist mascot is just the start (09/18)
Writer says the debate over the Washington NFL team's racist mascot should lead to a discussion of other issues facing Indian Country.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Column: DC-area Native people oppose NFL team's racist mascot (09/15)
Columnist talks to members of the American Indian Society of Washington, DC, who oppose the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Bruce Anderson: Washington team name preserves stereotypes (09/15)
Bruce Anderson, a member of the Coquille Tribe who used to play for the Washington NFL team, isn't proud of the name he once supported.

Filed Under: Education
University of Utah creates scholarships for students of Ute Tribe (09/11)
The scholarships will amount to $8,000 per year, or $4,000 per semester

Filed Under: National | Sports
Coalition asks broadcasters to avoid Washington NFL team's name (09/04)
More than 100 groups are asking sports broadcasters and reporters not to use the Washington NFL team's name on public airwaves.

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