Posts Tagged ‘Oneida Indian Tribe’

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The largest charter school operator in Texas, Harmony Public Schools, is trying to expand into D.C. [...]

Poll: Most D.C. Residents Think Washington Football Team’s Name is an Offensive Word

The Oneida Indian Nation–one of the main groups leading the fight against the Washington football team's offensive name–released new polling data today which found that 59 percent of D.C. adults think the term "redskin" would offend Native Americans.
But only 18 percent of respondents said that a name change would make them more of a fan [...]

Oneida Indian Nation to Pigskins: Change the Name Already

The Oneida Indian Nation wanted to have a showdown with the National Football League on Monday, scheduling a gathering to oppose the real name of the Washington Pigskins at the Ritz-Carlton in D.C.—the same place as this week's NFL fall league meeting. The only problem: There are two Ritz-Carltons in D.C., and the Oneida Indian [...]

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