The “Redskin” Issue – Again (and always)

Native Leaders Criticize Washington Post’s ‘Redskins’ Poll By SIMON MOYASMITH   Several Native leaders and activists have called a Washington Post report claiming that most Native Americans do not find the name of the Washington Redskins NFL franchise offensive “flawed” and otherwise uninformed. On May 19, the Post reported that a poll of 504 “ordinary Indians” found that…

Hilarious musings from Steve Russell, Indian Country Today: How Did I Miss That? Unicorn sightings, a headache about aspirin and Willie Nelson’s favorite congressional candidate BY STEVE RUSSELL Retired teacher Mary Lou Bruner lost the runoff for election to the Texas State Board of Education. Going in, she led with 48 percent of the vote after posting on…