This campaign from Oneida Indian Nation is about the use of the name and the mascot of the NFL team Redskins.
The name of Washington’s NFL team has become a prominent civil rights issue. Members of Congress from both parties, city councils across America, top sports icons, leading journalists, faith leaders and even President Obama talk about the subject.
The campaign video was released three days ago. It is made in a friendly tone and contains a list of names.
“Native Americans call themselves many things, the one thing they don’t…”
The demand is simple: Native Americans don’t want to be a mascot for the NFL.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton explains it in this radio ad for the action group:
Photo’s from a march and rally that took place in front of Sports Authority Field prior to the Denver Broncos game Sunday October 28, 2013.
Photo’s by Confrontational Media
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