Sports

April 17, 2014
By:
Crystal Willcuts

In Lakota stories, one of our traditional characters is a spider named “Iktomi." He got himself in all kinds of predicaments because he was selfish, greedy, and told lies. Iktomi is a trickster.

Nicholet Deschine
April 15, 2014
By:
Nicholet Deschine

Sometimes you don’t realize the magnitude of an issue until it hits close to home. On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, I opened an email and to my disbelief I saw a flyer for the Washington Redsk*ns First Annual KTNN Celebrity Golf Tournament.

March 31, 2014
By:
Ted Quasula

My friend Gary Edwards is wrong on this one. I saw his video on the Washington pro football team website.

March 30, 2014
By:
Michelle Jacobs

The Cleveland professional baseball franchise adopted the “Indians” name nearly 100 years ago. As this anniversary approaches, it is important to reflect on the name’s historical and present day meanings. Much has changed with regard to U.S. race relations since 1915.

March 16, 2014
By:
DaShanne Stokes

No issue better illustrates the lengths to which racist Americans will go to hold tight to the reins of power and ignorance than a statement recently issued by the Washington Red*kins.

February 24, 2014
By:
John F. Banzhaf III

The National Football League [NFL] is reportedly about to ban the use of racist and gender-related slurs on the field and elsewhere, even to the point of imposing a 15-yard penalty, or even ejecting a player from the field, for uttering words like "n*gger" and "f*ggot."

February 16, 2014
By:
Jacqueline Keeler

When I first saw P. N.

February 08, 2014
By:
Jacqueline Keeler

In an interview on a Washington D.C.

January 19, 2014
By:
Autumn Dawn White Eyes

Today, Savage Media will release a video of Preston Wells’s poem entitled “If the Indian Mascot could speak.” It invokes a sense of anger, which I’ve never been able to express.

December 21, 2013
By:
Stanley Heller

A dozen Jews created an open letter to companies that make products for the Washington football team and the Commissioner of the National Football League.

December 13, 2013
By:
John F. Banzhaf III

Why, despite overwhelming evidence, do so many fans refuse to believe that the “R*dskins” team name is a racial slur – that the R-word is to Indians what the N-word is to blacks; a derogatory and highly offensive racist term?

December 10, 2013
By:
Jacqueline Keeler

Monday morning I looked at my Twitter (@jfkeeler) Interactions list and I was surprised to see that Jake Tapper, CNN anchor had answered an obnoxious response to my tweet “Why Indian Mascots Need to End in a Picture” featuring a photogra

November 26, 2013
By:
Suzan Shown Harjo

The Washington NFL team “honored” Navajo codetalkers during halftime of the San Francisco-Washington game (Washington lost, again, 27-6).

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