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Tribe fighting Redskins to open casino honoring work of racist ‘Oz’ author

The Washington Post reports on a partnership that’s raising more than a few eyebrows. The Oneida Nation, which has a been loudly critical of the Redskins’ name and mascot, plans to open a casino named in honor of the work of American author L. Frank Baum, who called for "the total annihilation of the few remaining Indians” in 1890. Native American Doug George-Kanentiio noted, “The decision to call its proposed casino after Baum is as shocking as it is contradictory.” Click below to read more about this incongruous partnership.

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