Tag: Native Americans

Navajo Nation president watches game with Dan Snyder: So Native Americans support Redskins name?

Navajo Nation president Ben Shelly took in the Washington-Arizona NFL game on Sunday with team owner Daniel Snyder, which was made obvious when Fox Sports cut to a picture of the two in the box together early in the game, and put a graphic on the screen identifying Shelly.


It’s hard to stay neutral on Redskins name controversy

I’ve gone back and forth on the Redskins name controversy, wavering from the position that the name issue isn’t the biggest deal in the world to agreeing that, yeah, the name is racist, needs to go, and that of course it eventually will go, the only question being how long eventually will end up being.


WWE apologizes for Russian flag incident

Interesting move today from WWE, which issued an apology for an angle on this week’s Monday Night Raw in which Big Show ripped down a Russian flag flying over the ring to further his beef with Rusev.


The Washington football mascot skews reality about the first people

Until recently, I never really paid much attention to the Native American mascot issue. “It’s not my fight,” I thought.


Washington Redskins file appeal of trademark decision

The Washington Redskins NFL team filed its appeal of the split decision of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ordering cancellation of the Washington Redskins’ long-held federal trademark registrations.


Name change? Washington Redskins lose trademark case

A 2-1 decision by the United States Patent and Trademark Office Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has canceled the team’s trademarks on the name Redskins, saying the term is “disparaging to Native Americans.”


Local author Nancy Sorrells to sign copies of new Augusta County book at Bookworks

Book signing featuring Images of America: Augusta County, by local author Nancy T. Sorrells.