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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: Opinion
John Christian Hopkins: Paper apologizes for racist cartoon (10/13)
A questionable cartoon about President Barack Obama ran in The Boston Herald.

Filed Under: Law
Ute Tribe asks DOI to intervene in jurisdiction dispute with state (10/09)
Tribal leaders say a state attorney made racist statements in court and in court filings.

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
Brandon Ecoffey: Let's put stereotypes of Indian people to rest (10/06)
This state has a ton of wonderful people but if you looked at some of the policies that are in place here you might think of South Dakota as the Alabama of the north.

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: Recognition
Sen. Kaine asks BIA to be more flexible with federal recognition (10/03)
Tribes in Virginia are in a unique situation because most of their records were destroyed in a fire and purposely altered under a racist state law.

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: Recognition
African-American lawmakers accuse Pamunkey Tribe of racism (10/01)
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus want the Bureau of Indian Affairs to deny the tribe's federal recognition due to a ban on inter-racial marriage.

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.

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