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Just The Facts: The Real History Of The Word Redskin

After exhaustive research, longtime Washington Redskins fan, Quinn Jordan, wrote this history of the team’s name for the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Jordan’s research finds that the current controversy around the Redskins’ name is ill-founded, and the name celebrates America’s Native American tradition. He concludes, “Sports are a release for the American sports fan, Native Americans included. Sports fans love and honor their teams and players. Sports, if done respectfully, can honor the great Native American long thought to be forgotten.”
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