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Removing Redskins Name Is Another Step Toward Erasing Native Americans From American Culture

In this editorial by the Committee of Understanding and Respect, members of North Dakota’s Sioux people voice their concern for the loss of Native American culture that would accompany the Redskins name change: “Taking our land is an effort to take the last of what we still. Taking the pride we have in our nicknames and logos is just another step towards that goal of not assimilation but genocide. Removing all references to something is the first step in removing it entirely.”
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