Dating back to the 1960s, both professional and collegiate teams have been changing names that insulted or defamed Native American tribes and their traditions. The Washington Redskins have been facing opposition and calls to change the team’s name since the Native American civil rights movement began in the early 1950s. 843 more words
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The 1491’s are a Native American sketch comedy group on Youtube they have managed to bring in over 25,000 subscribers and have millions of views. They are hilarious and many native’s understand that we love to laugh at ourselves and many other native tribes have in common. 29 more words
By Washington Times
The Redskins “are moving in a different direction” from their recently revealed plan to use China-based Huawei Technologies to install a Wi-Fi network at FedExField, “just weeks after” announcing the deal in the first place, according to Bill Gertz of the WASHINGTON TIMES. 153 more words
In October 2013, the student editorial board of Neshaminy High School’s paper The Playwickian voted to stop using the word “Redskins” in the paper.
The motion, passed by a 14 – 7 vote, was controversial because Neshaminy High’s sports teams, like the famous NFL franchise, go by the nickname. 401 more words