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Redskins

article FedEx Praises Redskins Name Change Against Will of Native Americans (9/21/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Despite evidence that Native Americans approve of the Washington Redskins moniker, FedEx today defended its role in pushing the National Football...
article MORON ALERT: FedEx ripped over Washington Football Team name change during shareholder meeting (9/21/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- FedEx executives faced criticism for their role in pressuring the Washington Football Team to change its name during the company’s shareholder...
article NFL asked Snyder to ‘back off’ use of private investigators, lawyer says, as PI visits rattle ex-employees (9/5/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- While Washington Football Team owner Daniel Snyder pledged to “fully cooperate” with the probe into allegations of widespread sexual...
article Washington owner Daniel Snyder sues media company over baseless stories (8/7/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Daniel Snyder, the owner of Washington’s NFL franchise, filed a lawsuit Friday against an online media company for publishing stories the suit...
article Mike Ditka's Take on Redskins Name Was Just as Strong as His Kneeling Stance (7/27/2020)
(Illinois) -- Former Chicago Bears head coach Mike Ditka made some waves Sunday with his comments about players kneeling for the national anthem. Ditka is admittedly old...
article DEFENDING THE NAME: Sullivan basketball great Becky Clayton-Anderson hopes Redskins name remains (7/20/2020)
(Illinois) -- As Becky Clayton-Anderson led the Sullivan girls basketball team to a 35-0 record and a Class 1A state championship during the 1990-91 season, she can...
article MORON ALERT: Coup of the century: Washington logo imbedded Blackfeet Nation into world's psyche for 50 years (7/18/2020)
(Montana) -- The Washington Redskins name is gone along with the logo of Two Guns White Calf that my grandfather Walter “Blackie” Wetzel gave them in the...
article Only 29% of Americans want to drop 'Redskins,' while half want to keep it: Poll (7/18/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Only 29% of U.S. adults want the NFL’s Washington Redskins to retire its nickname, while half favor keeping it, even as the team moves forward...
article WASHINGTON POST: The NFL shouldn’t trust Dan Snyder to fix anything (7/17/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- ONLY TWO years ago Washington’s football team was shamed by a New York Times investigation of its cheerleading program. Front and center was a...
article MORON ALERT: Joe Theismann: 85% of Native Americans I Spoke To Were Proud Of 'Redskins' (7/15/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Today on The DanPatrick Show, legendary Washington quarterback Joe Theismann spoke with Dan Patrick about his former franchise's decades-long...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

Trump's Wall

article WATCH: Woman physically attacks Native Americans protesting Trump’s border wall (9/21/2020)
(California) -- A video posted on Instagram this weekend shows a woman attacking members of a Native American tribe who’ve been participating in an ongoing protest...
article Woman attacks Native American tribe members protesting Trump's border wall (9/21/2020)
(California) -- Video has emerged of a woman attacking members of a Native American tribe who were protesting against a wall being erected along the California-Mexico...
article Kumeyaay Native Americans Refuse to Fight Back ... As Woman Attacks Them (9/19/2020)
(California) -- A group of Southern California Native Americans opted not to strike back as they were being pummeled by a woman who didn't like their protest against...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Andrew Jackson

article Jackson was more than imperfect. Removing his statue won't destroy history (9/14/2020)
(Tennessee) -- Over the last month or so there have been a number of newspaper columns and comments by and about U.S. Sen. Lamar  Alexander defending the Andrew Jackson...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article NFL player used coronavirus relief loan at Hard Rock casino and on luxury items, feds say (9/10/2020)
(Florida) -- An NFL player has been arrested as part of a federal fraud investigation. Investigators say that Josh Bellamy, a wide receiver from St. Petersburg who was...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Las Vegas police investigate Labor Day weekend brawls from Strip, downtown (9/10/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Police say they are investigating a few violent brawls that were caught on camera over Labor Day weekend on the Las Vegas Strip and downtown. Those...
article Vegas Labor Day violence due to cheap hotel rooms (9/10/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The annual Labor Day weekend holiday in the U.S. took on a slightly different form this year, with many people looking to try to forget, at least for a...
article MORON ALERT: Las Vegas gambler REMOVED from famous 4 Queens casino in handcuffs after he went in without wearing a mask (8/3/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- A LAS Vegas gambler was removed from the famous 4 Queens casino in handcuffs after he went in without wearing a mask. The man was bundled out of the...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

COVID-19

article South Dakota governor defends Sturgis rally-goers: 'Exercised their personal freedom to attend' (9/9/2020)
(South Dakota) -- South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) vocalized her support Tuesday for attendees of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally last month, calling a new report on the...
article More than 2 dozen cases of coronavirus in 3 states linked to Sturgis Motorcycle Rally (8/21/2020)
(South Dakota) -- At least 26 cases of coronavirus in three states are being linked to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Minnesota reporteds 15 confirmed cases of Covid-19...
article MORON ALERT: Shutdown skeptic faces pushback at regional COVID response meeting (8/6/2020)
(Oregon) -- A Good Shepherd Health Care System doctor questioned the need for the latest COVID-19 shutdown, and linked the spread of the virus to Umatilla County’s...
article Yukon flooded with mushroom pickers ignoring COVID-19 restrictions (7/20/2020)
(Yukon) -- Despite limits on entry, harvesters from outside the territory are congregating on the First Nation of Na-cho Nyäk Dun’s lands — without...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Crazy Horse

article MORON ALERT: Bill O’Reilly breaks down latest ‘Killing’ book on Crazy Horse (9/8/2020)
(New York) -- Bill O’Reilly’s “Killing” series — 17 million copies in print — continues. Holt just published “Killing Crazy...
1 Article on this Issue

CARES act

article MORON ALERT: Former Stitt adviser gets contracts from entities that he granted COVID-19 relief funds (9/7/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- A former top aide to Gov. Kevin Stitt received two contracts with state entities that he approved for millions of dollars in COVID-19 relief funds. Donelle...
1 Article on this Issue

Trail of Tears

article Native Americans weigh in on the CU president's colloquial use of the phrase 'trail of tears' (9/6/2020)
(Colorado) -- Native American organizations called out the President of the University of Colorado for using the phrase "trail of tears" colloquially during a...
article CU faculty condemn Kennedy’s ‘trail of tears’ comment (9/3/2020)
(Colorado) -- University of Colorado faculty are calling out system President Mark Kennedy for comparing the consequences of not expanding online education to “a...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Code Talkers

article MORON ALERT: Emotions run high over new Code Talkers beer can (9/2/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- In honor of National Navajo Code Talkers Day, a Washington, D.C., craft brewery recently rereleased its Code Talker American Pale Ale — this...
1 Article on this Issue

Covington

article Covington Catholic graduate Nick Sandmann hired by McConnell's 2020 reelection campaign (8/28/2020)
(Kentucky) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's 2020 reelection campaign has hired Nick Sandmann, the Kentucky teenager whose recorded encounter with a Native...
article Nicholas Sandmann announces settlement with Washington Post in defamation lawsuit (7/24/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Nicholas Sandmann, the Covington Catholic High School student whose interaction last year with Omaha Tribe elder Nathan Phillips at the Lincoln...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article MORON ALERT: Casino in A.C. has 'mask Nazis' to totally ruin your experience (8/26/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- I love Atlantic City too much to disparage a casino by name. I want people to continue going to Atlantic City and enjoying all that the beautiful...
1 Article on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article Navajo Nation leader promotes Donald Trump as tribal citizen is set for federal execution (8/26/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- With the life of one of his own in the hands of Donald Trump, Vice President Myron Lizer of the Navajo Nation addressed fellow Republicans on the...
1 Article on this Issue

Citizen Potawatomi

article Tribal courts toss Oklahoma candidate termination suit (8/23/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Native American tribal courts have dismissed a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by an Oklahoma Senate candidate who accused a tribe's leader of...
article Tribe faces wrongful termination lawsuit from man who criticized mask ordinance (8/13/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- A Republican candidate for state Senate alleges he was fired from his job with the Citizen Potawatomi Nation for opposing a local mask mandate in a public...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Connecticut Gaming

article MORON ALERT: OTB operator says tribes are ‘roadblock’ in Connecticut sports-betting debate (8/23/2020)
(Connecticut) -- With another special legislative session on tap, Connecticut’s off-track betting operator has renewed its push for the legalization of sports...
1 Article on this Issue

Buffalo & Bison

article Bison attacks woman in South Dakota for getting too close to calf: See the video (8/15/2020)
(South Dakota) -- Shocking video shows a bison dragging and thrashing a woman in a South Dakota state park after she reportedly got too close to a calf, as thousands...
1 Article on this Issue

San Manuel Tribe

article LET THE IDIOT SPEAK: California Indian Tribes Cancel Their 2020 Pow Wows Due to Coronavirus, Keep Casinos Open (8/8/2020)
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, who, along with other Indian Tribes in California, have no problem opening their casinos during the coronavirus,...
1 Article on this Issue

Anti-Sovereignty

article MORON ALERT: Ben Shapiro attacks those saying America committed “genocide” against Native Americans (8/7/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- BEN SHAPIRO (HOST): Whenever people say things like "we committed genocide against the Native Americans. We enslaved, lynched, segregated,...
1 Article on this Issue

Cultural Appropriation

article OP/ED: White Professor Busted Posing Online as Bisexual American Indian with Corona (8/6/2020)
(Internet) -- BethAnn McLaughlin is a middle-aged, white, woman and leftist #MeToo Warrior who spent years on Twitter posing as a bi-sexual, American Indian woman.
article The Anonymous Professor Who Wasn’t (8/4/2020)
(Arizona) -- An anonymous anthropology professor remained outspoken about fairness in academia even as she suffered for months with coronavirus. “This person was a...
article A Queer Indigenous Professor Who Died of COVID-19 Didn’t Actually Exist (8/3/2020)
(Arizona) -- A popular Twitter account claiming to be run by a queer, Indigenous Arizona State University professor who “died from COVID-19” on Friday was an...
article Claims of an ASU professor dying from COVID-19 were untrue. Who was behind the hoax? (8/3/2020)
(Arizona) -- It appeared, at first, to be a tragedy. Posts on Twitter on Saturday proclaimed a person who taught at Arizona State University died of COVID-19, the latest...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article Cardinals players disregarded MLB's safety protocols and went to a casino? (8/1/2020)
(Missouri) -- Some Major League Baseball players don't appear to be following the health and safety protocols put into place by the league. According to former Los...
1 Article on this Issue

Black Lives Matter

article Protesters threaten Indigenous Seattle council member (7/28/2020)
(Washington) -- Several tribal leaders in Washington state are denouncing “incredibly personal and targeted acts of violence” against Seattle’s lone...
article Native leaders, organizations decry ‘intimidation’ outside home of Seattle City Council’s Juarez (7/27/2020)
(Washington) -- A number of Western Washington tribal leaders and Native organizations issued statements Monday decrying “intimidation acts,” including late-...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Election 2020

article MORON ALERT: Dem Platform Honors Native American Tribes That Fought Against U.S. in War of 1812 (7/27/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The preamble to the Democratic Party’s draft platform formally honors a list of Native American tribes that resided on the land where its...
1 Article on this Issue

Mascot Issue

article MORON ALERT: Honor American Indians by keeping the Indians team name and forging a true partnership (7/26/2020)
(New Jersey) -- I’m a third-generation Clevelander, a fervent Cleveland baseball fan for more than 70 years, as was my father before me. And for nearly two decades...
article Superintendent: 'Overwhelming majority' support Conemaugh Township keeping 'Indians' name, mascot (7/24/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Conemaugh Township School District has been the “Indians” since inception, but recent national conversations about Native American-based names and...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

DOI

article Democrats hit Interior secretary for reportedly refusing to wear mask in meeting with tribes (7/23/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Three Democratic senators are criticizing Interior Secretary David Bernhardt over reports that he refused to wear a mask in a meeting with tribes in...
1 Article on this Issue

Fond du Lac Band

article MORON ALERT: Man Refuses to Wear Mask in Native American Reservation Store, Says Shirt Over Face is 'Mask' (7/21/2020)
(Wisconsin) -- A Wisconsin man repeatedly refused to wear or purchase a mask at a grocery store on a Native American reservation Monday. Instead, he attempted to...
article Man Refuses to Wear Mask in Native American Reservation Store, Says Shirt Over Face is 'Mask' (7/21/2020)
(Wisconsin) -- A Wisconsin man repeatedly refused to wear or purchase a mask at a grocery store on a Native American reservation Monday. Instead, he attempted to...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article Long Island Bar Set Up Betting Pool Over How Many People Will Be Shot In NYC, Chicago This Weekend (9/3/2020)
(New York) -- A Long Island bar set up a gambling pool over how many shootings would occur in NYC and Chicago over Labor Day weekend—a vile move that could get the...
article Tribal courts toss Oklahoma candidate termination suit (8/22/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Native American tribal courts have dismissed a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by an Oklahoma Senate candidate who accused a tribe's leader of...
article Alberta social studies curriculum adviser calls inclusion of First Nations perspectives a fad (8/18/2020)
(Alberta) -- Experts in Indigenous education and racial disparities in schools say the Alberta government's hiring of a controversial curriculum adviser is troubling...
article Man drops bag containing 33 grams of meth on floor of Wind Creek Casino, police say (8/11/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- A 30-year-old Montgomery County man dropped a plastic bag on Monday afternoon containing 33 grams of methamphetamine, a phone and a digital scale on...
article Cass jail employee resigns following post that some believed was ‘insensitive’ (7/27/2020)
(North Dakota) -- A Cass County deputy who worked in the jail and recently posted a video that some people found offensive, has resigned. Sheriff Jesse Jahner says the...
article MORON ALERT: Tribe, Port of Poulsbo officials condemn memorial vandalism (7/23/2020)
(Washington) -- Former Poulsbo Port Commissioner Mark DeSalvo has drawn harsh criticism from both the Suquamish Tribe and the Port of Poulsbo after DeSalvo was arrested...
article MORON ALERT: Man Literally Thrown Out Of Casino After Blocking Black Woman's Exit And Calling Her Racial Slurs (7/20/2020)
(Nevada) -- There has been no shortage recently of people behaving badly around people of color, but fortunately, more of these folks are getting caught on video. A more...
article Winnipeg Bear Clan board member steps down following outcry over social media posts (7/5/2020)
(Winnipeg) -- A board member of Bear Clan Patrol in Winnipeg has stepped down from her position, days after a series of tweets she posted led to a petition demanding her...
article Racial slur painted in Sioux City park near War Eagle Monument (6/24/2020)
(Iowa) -- The Sioux City Police Department is investigating a racial slur that derogatorily refers to Black people that was painted in a city park. Lt. Jeremy McClure on...
article White woman slapped for telling Native American to ‘go back to Mexico’ (6/8/2020)
(Arizona) -- A white woman was slapped by a Native American woman who was apparently fed up with being told to ‘go back to Mexico.’ The incident was caught...
article MORON ALERT: 'Tiger King' Star Jeff Lowe Carole's Getting Ghosts with Zoo ... Indian Burial Ground?!? (6/3/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Carole Baskin is getting more than she bargained for now that she's won control of Joe Exotic's old zoo -- Jeff Lowe says it's got at least one...
article Israeli firms need not apply for Casino du Liban online casino tech partner search (5/24/2020)
(Lebanon) -- Lebanon’s only casino operator says it’s looking for an online gambling technology partner, with a preference for mid-tier company that won...
article MORON ALERT: Petroglyph officials say not to leave ‘kindness rocks’ (4/30/2020)
(New Mexico) -- While many are looking for ways to spread kindness Petroglyph National Monument is asking people to just keep it closer to home. Over the last few months...
article MORON ALERT: Rep. Steve King mad at Land o’ Lakes butter for axing stereotypical Native American woman from package (4/18/2020)
(New York) -- A right wing Iowa congressman has found a new target — and it’s right there in your dairy aisle. Rep. Steve King is blasting Land o’...
article MORON ALERT: Anchorage state representative apologizes for village dividend comment (4/9/2020)
(Alaska) -- Anchorage Republican Rep. Jennifer Johnston has apologized for telling the managing editor of the Alaska Journal of Commerce that “social services...
article Police: Man set fire to toilet paper in Sioux Falls casino, then started throwing punches (3/23/2020)
(South Dakota) -- Sioux Falls police say they arrested a man who lit toilet paper on fire inside a casino and then punched a man over the weekend. Dustin Wade Buffalo,...
article MORON ALERT: Jamal Bryant calls out Christians who burn sage, says it’s ‘witchcraft,' 'satanic aromatherapy’ (3/7/2020)
(Georgia) -- Calling sage burning “witchcraft” and “satanic aromatherapy,” Pastor Jamal Bryant of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in...
article MORON ALERT: Alaska House’s minority Republicans put controversial Wasilla representative on probation (3/4/2020)
(Alaska) -- The Republican minority in the Alaska House of Representatives will temporarily remove Rep. David Eastman, R-Wasilla, from legislative committees for...
article Cedric Sunray: Response to recruitment incident at Harding Charter Preparatory High School (3/3/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- As a 6’4, 225lb. straight male of white racial phenotype, as well as being a former NCAA athlete and university coach, I know well the privilege and...
article Former Oklahoma Christian University Recruiter Defends Sorting Students By Skin Color and Hair Texture (3/3/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- A former Oklahoma Christian University recruiter is defending his exercise that put Black students and students of color in an uncomfortable position....

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