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Filed Under: Politics | Sports
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe rejected 'gift' from NFL team's foundation (08/29)
The Original Americans Foundation wanted to buy the tribe a van.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National | Sports
Artist Gregg Deal takes on Indian mascots for performance piece (08/28)
The Pyramid Lake Paiute artist will subject himself to eight hours of public abuse to address the treatment of Indian people.

Filed Under: Sports
Sports announcer won't use Washington NFL team's name on air (08/28)
Greg Gumbel said he made a 'personal choice' not to use the name on the air for CBS.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Washington Post: Editorial board will no longer use R-word 'slur' (08/22)
The Washington Post explains why it will no longer use the name of the local NFL team except when it is essential.

Filed Under: Opinion
Melanie Yazzie: Border town violence connected to colonization (08/22)
Melanie Yazzie explores the murders of three Navajo Nation men in Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Ray Young Bear: No tribal member wants to be known by R-word (08/22)
Ray Young Bear, a member of the Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa, discusses the Washington NFL team name.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Matthew Murguia: The facts are clear on Washington NFL mascot (08/22)
Longtime federal government employee explains why the Washington NFL team must eliminate its racist mascot.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Mike Wise: Longtime NFL referee avoided Washington's games (08/21)
A veteran NFL referee explains why he declined to officiate games with the Washington team.

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Large crowd turns out to denounce supremacist group's activities (08/19)
The leader of the Fort Belknap Indian Community asked officials in Havre, Montana, to investigate a White supremacist group.

Filed Under: Sports
Broadcasters won't use racist mascot of Washington NFL team (08/19)
Two sports broadcasters will do their best to avoid using the Washington NFL team's racist mascot on air.

Filed Under: National
Indian residents of city in Montana upset by supremacist fliers (08/18)
The group wants to form an all-White republic in the Northwest but vows to leave Indian Country alone.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics | Sports
Editorial: Virginia governor fumbles on NFL team's racist mascot (08/14)
The Washington Post takes Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) to task for refusing to condemn the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion | Politics
Rosanna Deerchild: Mayoral candidate dismisses wife's racism (08/13)
Rosanna Deerchild responds to the controversy over racist comments made by the wife of mayoral candidate Gord Steeves.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Washington NFL team video features Indian Country supporters (08/13)
Fourteen people in the clip say they don't have a problem with the team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Opinion
Julianne Jennings: Indian people still defined by blood quantum (08/13)
Julianne Jennings discusses how blood and blood quantum have been used to define American Indians and African Americans.

Filed Under: Canada | Politics
Mayoral candidate breaks silence on wife's 'drunken Natives' post (08/12)
Gord Steeves tries to explain why his wife lashed out against Native people in a posting on Facebook more than four years ago.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National | Sports
Artists from Zuni Pueblo try to sell work to Washington NFL team (08/12)
At least one artist was happy with the visit from the Original Americans Foundation.

Filed Under: National | Sports
NFL team gave VIP treatment to man who couldn't spell his tribe (08/12)
The unidentified man showed up to the team's training camp with a questionable background.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Jim Enote: NFL team owner brushed away concerns over mascot (08/12)
Jim Enote, the executive director of the A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center at Zuni Pueblo, tried to discuss mascot issues with Washington NFL team owner Dan Snyder.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Don't judge our people for taking NFL team's money (08/12)
Gyasi Ross urges Indian people to help their own instead of judging those who have taken money from the Washington NFL team.

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