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NFL To Meet Oneida Indian Nation Officials About Redskins Name Controversy
AP via LA Times ^ | 10/26/2013 | staff

Posted on 10/26/2013 3:38:42 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen

Oneida Indian officials who oppose the Redskins nickname as a slur will meet with NFL officials next week in New York City, a tribe spokesman said Friday.

The meeting agreed to by NFL officials this month is scheduled for Wednesday in New York City, Oneida Indian Nation spokesman Brett Stagnitti told the Associated Press. ---SNIP--- Halbritter, whose tribe runs a large casino resort in Verona in central New York, says the name is degrading and has devastating effects, especially on younger Indians.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia; US: Maryland; US: New York
KEYWORDS: americanindians; nfl; oneida; redskins
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It's OK to use Indian names for casinos but not team mascots.
1 posted on 10/26/2013 3:38:42 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen
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To: Kid Shelleen
Forget the Indians, call them what they really represent:

The WASHINGTON


2 posted on 10/26/2013 3:42:52 PM PDT by Slyfox (Satan's goal is to rub out the image of God he sees in the face of every human.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Running casinos respects the indians’ heritage? What a crock. indians are always aggrieved about something. They are like other always-aggrieved groups. Aren’t they supposed to stay on their “reservations” and leave the rest of us alone?


3 posted on 10/26/2013 3:44:43 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Kid Shelleen

This is how Liberal extortion works, make up some silly charge and make the made up offending party give in


4 posted on 10/26/2013 3:45:54 PM PDT by WilliamRobert (Rafael Cruz is an American hero, and he makes me proud to be Texan.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

they are meeting with one tribe? What about all the others?


5 posted on 10/26/2013 3:46:24 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

I wondered what the Onion would have to say on the issue:

http://www.theonion.com/articles/redskins-kike-owner-refuses-to-change-teams-offens,34292/


6 posted on 10/26/2013 3:48:00 PM PDT by FrdmLvr
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To: Kid Shelleen

Kids gotta be kids. Morons gotta be morons. But hey! The indians get lots of free press and maybe some free money from the NFL to just shut up and go away. That’s what this is all about anyway. MONEY! It’s ALWAYS about money.


7 posted on 10/26/2013 3:48:25 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare should have been tested on politicians before being released to the public!)
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To: hal ogen

“indians are always aggrieved about something.” Sorta like the perpetually aggrieved and outraged islamic filth dwmanding special rights.....or homosexuals....or........


8 posted on 10/26/2013 3:53:05 PM PDT by RushLake (Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles. (Emerson))
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To: Kid Shelleen

Dan Snyder will pull a Boehner and cave. Some back room deal with the rest of the nervous owners will make it worth his while. The media will cheer and Redskins fans will suck it up. Remember, most Redskins fans in Maryland and Northern VA voted Marxist.


9 posted on 10/26/2013 3:56:37 PM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: Kid Shelleen

but Dan Snyder is a REPUBLICAN AND GIVES TO REPUBLICANS follow the $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$


10 posted on 10/26/2013 3:56:51 PM PDT by personalaccts (Is George W going to protect the border?)
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To: WilliamRobert

How many of those “Oneidas” are more than 1/32 of an Oneida. This meeting is a travesty.


11 posted on 10/26/2013 3:58:37 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Kid Shelleen

I would really like to see Dan Snyder suggest he’ll be open to changing the team name and mascot to George Washington, but he’ll move the team to Oklahoma (which means “red people” in one Native American dialect) in the process.


12 posted on 10/26/2013 3:59:18 PM PDT by jz638
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To: Kid Shelleen

There are over 125 native tribes in the US. Who’s to say which tribe has rights over the name “Redskins”?


13 posted on 10/26/2013 4:00:08 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

OK, to honor American Indians, change the team’s name to: The Washington Alcoholics


14 posted on 10/26/2013 4:01:05 PM PDT by twister881
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To: elpadre

Perhaps the others did not donate enough to the Democratic party.


15 posted on 10/26/2013 4:01:06 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: Kid Shelleen

Injuns!!!!WOOOOO WWOOOO WOOOO!!!!!Geronimo!!


16 posted on 10/26/2013 4:03:38 PM PDT by right way right (What's it gonna take? (guillotines?))
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To: Kid Shelleen
...says the name is degrading and has devastating effects, especially on younger Indians.

Yeah, I've never been the same since I was once called a cracker...

17 posted on 10/26/2013 4:04:00 PM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

If the idiots knew the story behind the name Washington Redskins maybe they’d back off. Naw, they’re too busy with their sanctimony and arrogance to pay attention to history.


18 posted on 10/26/2013 4:04:39 PM PDT by madison10
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To: Kid Shelleen

Are they going to talk to them about scalping tickets?


19 posted on 10/26/2013 4:04:50 PM PDT by Darteaus94025 (Phony President)
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To: hal ogen

Please do not equate ALL indians (native Americans) to the rantings of but .001%.


20 posted on 10/26/2013 4:05:52 PM PDT by gidget7 ("When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: BunnySlippers
I have a feeling the tribe spokesman, "Brett Stagnitti" , is not 100% Indian..
21 posted on 10/26/2013 4:06:14 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen (Beat your plowshares into swords. Let the weak say I am strong)
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To: Kid Shelleen

lol

good catch


22 posted on 10/26/2013 4:07:04 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Kid Shelleen
They should be nore sensitive to racial stereotyping, like Frito-Lay...


23 posted on 10/26/2013 4:08:52 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: BlueStateRightist

Cough cough!! LARGE family here, Patriots territory, Native Americans, AND diehard Redskins fans. Leave the name alone! There is only .001% of Native people who are offended, and the guy Snyder is meeting with has been challenged regarding his native blood, so not even one of them.


24 posted on 10/26/2013 4:09:48 PM PDT by gidget7 ("When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Jusy pay ‘em off in booze and rifles like the old days.


25 posted on 10/26/2013 4:11:01 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: Kid Shelleen

LOL you caught that too.


26 posted on 10/26/2013 4:12:03 PM PDT by gidget7 ("When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: gidget7

OK, Gidget...”some” or “most”.


27 posted on 10/26/2013 4:12:54 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: hal ogen

“indians are always aggrieved about something.”

This moron who says he represents the Oneida nation is not even a member of the tribe. He’s a commie plant whose been paid heap big wampum to create chaos. He’s a tomato - red on the outside and red on the inside.


28 posted on 10/26/2013 4:13:25 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: GeronL
I remembered that "Iron Eyes Cody" was really Sicilian.

The Crying Indian - full commercial - Keep America Beautiful
29 posted on 10/26/2013 4:14:32 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen (Beat your plowshares into swords. Let the weak say I am strong)
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To: SkyDancer

Every summer I become a REDSKIN when I stay out too long in the sun!~


30 posted on 10/26/2013 4:14:33 PM PDT by Renegade
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To: TomServo

and cheap beads.


31 posted on 10/26/2013 4:15:14 PM PDT by Renegade
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To: Renegade

yeah - beads and baubles...lol


32 posted on 10/26/2013 4:15:52 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: Kid Shelleen

central New York,

Kinda out of their region isn’t it?


33 posted on 10/26/2013 4:16:18 PM PDT by McGruff (Mitch McConnell sold his soul for a Dam project.)
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NFL To Meet Oneida Indian Nation Officials About Redskins Name Controversy

Why?

Are they the ones that war-painted themselves completely in red, to scare their enemies?

34 posted on 10/26/2013 4:17:04 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER ("The government" is nothing but a RAT jobs program)
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To: Kid Shelleen

LOL, i should have read the article. :o)


35 posted on 10/26/2013 4:17:56 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Kid Shelleen
Halbritter, whose tribe runs a large casino resort in Verona in central New York, says the name is degrading and has devastating effects, especially on younger Indians.

If he is really worried about "degrading" and "devastating" effects on younger Indians he ought to be meeting with Budweiser.

36 posted on 10/26/2013 4:18:47 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: hal ogen

We let Native Americans open casino’s here in Oklahoma under the guise our schools would b rolling in the money. LOL! Of course it was all a lie! I have an Indian card, the name does not offend me...


37 posted on 10/26/2013 4:22:36 PM PDT by yellowdoghunter (Welcome to Obamastan!)
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To: Renegade

Ditto - but at least I brown up.


38 posted on 10/26/2013 4:23:12 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Now that it as been proven that American Indians were not Native Americans, nor were they the FIRST people here, I suggest the following suggested new names for the Redskins:

The Washington Post-Clovis Asian Migrants

The Washington Melanin-Advantaged Hordes

The Washington Bering Land Bridge Aboriginal


39 posted on 10/26/2013 4:25:38 PM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: Slyfox

LOL!!! That’s great.


40 posted on 10/26/2013 4:28:12 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: Kid Shelleen

http://dailycaller.com/2013/10/14/documents-anti-redskins-indian-leader-not-a-legitimate-member-of-his-tribe/#ixzz2hoza0nBo


41 posted on 10/26/2013 4:28:18 PM PDT by philetus (Keep doing what you always do and you'll eventually get what you deserve)
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To: Kid Shelleen

To quote Donald Trump,”They don’t look like Indians to me”


42 posted on 10/26/2013 4:35:50 PM PDT by golf lover (goingf)
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To: hal ogen

The White Boy bigots are at it again. Actually, the reservations were set up to keep white people separated from the Indian people—people exactly like you.


43 posted on 10/26/2013 4:37:03 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: twister881

Can’t change the name to the Washington Alcoholics if it represents Indian people. There are far more white boy alcoholics than there are Indian alcoholics.


44 posted on 10/26/2013 4:39:15 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Call them the Gamblers.


45 posted on 10/26/2013 4:39:59 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: righttackle44

If that’s true, it apparently hasn’t worked well. So, I’m a “bigot” because I say the truth? Interesting take there on things, no?


46 posted on 10/26/2013 4:40:45 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Why not name the team the Washington White Trash? It’s a far more appropriate name.


47 posted on 10/26/2013 4:41:40 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: WilliamRobert

Does the Redskin represent the Oneida, or is it some other tribe?


48 posted on 10/26/2013 4:58:55 PM PDT by scrabblehack
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To: right way right

I’ve got it!

Name them the “Washington Engines” and that should make everyone happy.


49 posted on 10/26/2013 5:06:19 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (-)
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50 posted on 10/26/2013 5:06:20 PM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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