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Redskins

article Redskins Are 0-3 Since Celebrating Native American Heritage Month (12/5/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- This may come as no surprise, but the Washington Redskins' weak gesture to honor Native Americans did not help their chances when it comes to...
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Mascot Issue

article Co-chairman of Chief panel has 'cautious optimism' after first meeting (12/4/2018)
(Illinois) -- Eric Jolly has experience helping communities through traumatic events, from Northern Ireland’s Troubles to the aftermath of 9/11. Now, he hopes to...
article Column: Replace Chief Illiniwek with new mascot: Keith Not-At-All-Woke (9/14/2018)
(Illinois) -- Eleven years seems like a long time to mourn a college mascot. If we’re being honest, I think the mascot would’ve wanted you to move on by now...
article That time the Indiana State Fair used an offensive mascot to draw a crowd (8/17/2018)
(Indiana) -- Indiana State Fair officials had no idea they were doing anything offensive. Yet there they were being protested — loudly, on Opening Day in 1981....
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MGM Resorts

article MGM-GVC retains advisor to grow tribal client base (12/4/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International will retain TFA Capital Partners as a strategic advisor to its joint venture with GVC Holdings as it seeks to strike new deals...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Fight Involving Atlantic City Councilman Impacts Casino Visitors (12/3/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Who would have thought that visiting popular land-based casinos could land authority figures in hot water all splashed out in the media? We could say...
article New Jersey mayor, councilman filmed brawling outside casino (12/1/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- A Democratic New Jersey mayor brawled with a local councilman, a casino surveillance footage released on Thursday shows.. Atlantic City Mayor Frank...
article Atlantic City Democrats to denounce mayor, councilman after casino nightclub fight (11/26/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- The Democratic Committee is distancing itself from the mayor and an at-large councilman in the wake of the officials' involvement in a melee...
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Ryan Zinke

article Zinke, Top Democrat Trade Barbs and Calls for Resignation (11/30/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- If what happened Friday is any indication, the relationship between the top Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee and Interior Secretary...
article ‘It’s hard for him to think straight from the bottom of the bottle,’ Zinke says of senior House Democrat (11/30/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Friday fired off a hostile tweet accusing a senior House Democrat of being a drunk, hours after the congressman...
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Fighting Sioux

article Kolpack: Fargo man's likeness will live in eternity with old Fighting Sioux logo (11/9/2018)
(North Dakota) -- He could tell the story over and over and if you’re standing in front of Billy Laverdure, you could roll your eyes in disbelief. That old...
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DOI

article Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke called police on his neighbors Monday night in a kerfuffle outside his Capitol Hill home (11/6/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Living next to Cabinet officials can be tough on Washingtonians. But the events that unfolded Monday night in front of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke...
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Elizabeth Warren

article Vukmir campaign’s use of ‘Pocahontas’ epithet shows she won’t represent WI (11/5/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir, R-Brookfield, forwarded a press release to The Badger Herald Friday titled “Pocahontas Campaigns With...
article Brent Musburger made a controversial joke about Elizabeth Warren’s heritage (11/4/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Brent Musburger has found controversy again. The 79-year-old sports broadcaster tweeted a comment about Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren along with an...
article Trump Says He Has 'More' Native Blood Than Elizabeth Warren, But Thinks He'll Keep Calling Her Pocahontas (10/28/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald Trump continued to mock progressive Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren on Saturday, citing her recent DNA test results that...
article MORON ALERT:‘It’s funny because you’re racist’: Twitter swamps Jason Chaffetz after he mocks Elizabeth Warren with Indian selfie (10/18/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz was deluged with mockery on Thursday after he posted a photo of a Native American statue to attack Sen....
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Election 2018

article MORON ALERT: Raiders broadcaster Brent Musburger makes controversial joke about Elizabeth Warren’s heritage (11/3/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Longtime national sports broadcaster Brent Musburger took to Twitter on Saturday to make a “joke” that predictably divided his audience.
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Cultural Appropriation

article MORON ALERT: UFC fighter under fire for ‘racist’ Native American promo video (10/30/2018)
(Colorado) -- A UFC fighter came under fire Tuesday for a promo video he posted on Twitter, which shows him throwing tomahawks and mimicking a stereotypical Native...
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Seminole Tribe

article Cesar Sayoc claims to be affiliated with Seminoles, but tribe disavows any connection (10/26/2018)
(Florida) -- From the pro-Trump stickers on his white van to the profile information on his Twitter account, Cesar Sayoc, the Aventura man arrested Friday for allegedly...
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Bears Ears

article MORON ALERT: ‘National monuments kill people’ — S. Utah commissioner’s comments draw criticism after park ranger shot a Navajo (10/25/2018)
(Utah) -- Pointing to a shooting at Arizona’s Canyon de Chelly that left a Navajo man dead, a county commissioner in southern Utah has escalated the harsh rhetoric...
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Florida Gaming

article CLOWN CAR: Poker Alliance Comes Out Against Florida’s Amendment 3 (10/25/2018)
(Florida) -- Ever since it took over the Poker Players Alliance, Poker Central has been extremely quiet. The organization was rebranded at the time of the takeover, with...
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Voter Suppression

article LET THE IDIOT SPEAK: Furor over North Dakota voter ID law is an ugly, cynical get out the vote maneuver (10/25/2018)
(North Dakota) -- North Dakota’s voter ID law has suddenly become a national cause célèbre for the left. Celebrity activists like Dave Matthews and Mark Ruffalo...
article Green Party candidate was on state GOP payroll (8/12/2018)
(Montana) -- A man who registered as a Green Party candidate for Montana’s U.S. Senate race was on the state Republican Party’s payroll and heads a newly...
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Sharice Davids

article GOP Official Out After 'Reservation' Comment on Gay Native American (10/15/2018)
(Kansas) -- A Republican precinct committeeman in Kansas has resigned after calling Native American lesbian congressional candidate Sharice Davids a “radical...
article GOP chairman resigns after saying Native American candidate should be “sent to the reservation” (10/12/2018)
(Kansas) -- Kansas Republican Michael Kalny has resigned from his position as a precinct committeeman after he made racist and homophobic comments about Kansas...
article GOP official out after 'reservation' quip about 'lesbian Indian' Democrat (10/12/2018)
(Kansas) -- A local GOP official has resigned his party post in Kansas after fellow Republicans condemned his social media attack saying a Native American congressional...
article Kansas Republican says Democratic Native American candidate should be sent back ‘to the reservation’ (10/10/2018)
(Kansas) -- A Republican official in Kansas is under fire for a Facebook message he sent Sunday lashing out at Sharice Davids, the Native American, lesbian, MMA fighter...
article TRAHANT: Racist. Mean. Sad. Ugly. Pick the word: GOP official attacks Sharice Davids (10/10/2018)
(Kansas) -- A Kansas Republican official unleashed a racist, homophobic attack on Sharice Davids Tuesday. According to the Kansas City Star, a Facebook message from...
article GOP official on Davids: radical socialist, lesbian will be sent back to reservation (10/9/2018)
(Kansas) -- A local Kansas GOP official lashed out at Democratic congressional candidate Sharice Davids on social media earlier this week, saying “your radical...
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Chief Wahoo

article MORON ALERT: Indians choose to wear Chief Wahoo on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, get swept out of ALDS (10/12/2018)
(Ohio) -- Monday, October 8 marked Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a holiday celebrating the Indigenous peoples of America. The holiday was created as a counter-...
article MORON ALERT: A real Indian suits up at Progressive Field (9/7/2018)
(Ohio) -- History was made at Progressive Field on Friday, but it had nothing to do with the Indians-Blue Jays game, which was played in Toronto. It happened at a...
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Donald Trump

article Donald Trump, Jr. Finds His Father’s ‘Pocahontas’ Jokes ‘So Epic’ (10/8/2018)
(USA) -- U.S. President Donald Trump has been using the name of Pocahontas to insult Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren for over two years already, and he shows no sign...
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Timbisha Shoshone

article MORON ALERT: Anti-casino conspiracy? A closer look (10/5/2018)
(California) -- Prior to the Ridgecrest City Council meeting Wednesday, a racist, slur-filled, profanity-laced email mailing Tuesday alerted casino opponents to the time...
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Land Issues

article MORON ALERT: Group objects to 'anti-government' event featuring Ammon Bundy in Montana (10/2/2018)
(Montana) -- An Oct. 13 event in Whitefish that says it will highlight property and civil rights is coming under criticism from several groups, saying it will feature...
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Residential Schools

article 'Myths' of residential schools author stands by article despite controversial radio ad, criticism (9/29/2018)
(Canada) -- The man who wrote the commentary on which a controversial radio ad claiming to debunk the "myths" of residential schools was based says he attended...
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Supreme Court

article Fox News contributor fired after calling Brett Kavanaugh's accusers 'lying skanks' (9/27/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- A Fox News contributor lost his gig at the network after attacking the women who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.
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Mashpee Wampanoag

article Rhode Island Dems Oppose Bill to Rescue Massachusetts Tribal Casino (9/23/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- A federal bill that would reaffirm the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts’ reservation — and therefore its right to build a $1...
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Sixties Scoop

article MORON ALERT: Lab in dog DNA debacle used phoney Facebook identity to recruit Sixties Scoop, Motherisk plaintiffs (9/15/2018)
(Toronto) -- The same Toronto forensics lab that allegedly determined a chihuahua and a French poodle have Indigenous ancestry recruited Sixties Scoop survivors and...
article Judicial complaint filed against judge who approved Sixties Scoop settlement (8/24/2018)
(Canada) -- A judicial complaint filed Friday against Federal Court Justice Michel Shore questions how he could mediate and approve the $875 million Sixties Scoop...
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Seneca Niagara

article Seneca leader blasts Dyster for casino cash remarks (9/12/2018)
(New York) -- Remarks from Mayor Paul Dyster on Sept. 11 about the damaging affects the absence of casino cash has on public safety readiness drew a sharp response...
article Seneca Nation responds to NF Mayor's remark said at 9/11 ceremony (9/11/2018)
(New York) -- Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster called out the Seneca Nation during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony on Tuesday. Dyster said he will work to keep public safety...
article MORON ALERT: Tolls could right the wrongs in Niagara Falls (8/29/2018)
(New York) -- As many of you may know, the City of Niagara falls finds itself short of money again. It needs $13 million to meet its bills. Well, let us take things into...
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Alabama Gaming

article Former Bama star Rep. Rich Wingo: Sports gambling ‘scares me to death’ (9/10/2018)
(Alabama) -- State Rep. Rich Wingo (R-Tuscaloosa), a former University of Alabama football star, is raising the stakes with his opposition to sports betting, telling...
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Deb Haaland

article Native American identity comments spark controversy in NM congressional race (9/8/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Did a New Mexico congressional candidate cross the line by challenging her opponent's Native American heritage? Democrats are lashing out at...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Casino visitor allegedly relieves himself on the gaming floor (9/5/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Lady Luck was not on the side of a Sands casino patron, who reportedly watched as a man urinated in a garbage can on the casino floor early Sunday...
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Jack Abramoff

article GOP Took Large Sums From Abramoff’s Ex-Con Former Business Partner (9/1/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- One of Jack Abramoff’s former business partners is a few years out of big house — and back to giving big bucks to the Republican Party....
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Trail of Tears

article Actress says she is devastated after mocking Trail of Tears marker in video (8/28/2018)
(USA) -- Actress Bojana Novakovic, an actress who plays on the CBS television series 'Instinct' has told Indian Country Today that she was horrified and sickened...
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Connecticut Gaming

article LET THE IDIOT SPEAK: Could prostitution keep Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun afloat? (8/21/2018)
(Connecticut) -- I was taken aback a bit to read that one strategy for Connecticut's Indian tribes to compete with the emerging casino industry in Massachusetts...
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Online Gaming

article Former U.S. Senator Compares Online Poker To Terrorism (8/21/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- A former U.S. Senator from casino-less Arkansas working for a group funded to prevent or delay the casino industry from innovating and bringing...
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Anti-Sovereignty

article MORON ALERT: Collusion for casinos? (8/20/2018)
(Arkansas) -- The Quapaw and Cherokee tribes in Oklahoma are becoming to Arkansas what the Russians are to U.S. elections. No, I'm not suggesting the tribes are...
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Other News

article MORON ALERT: Has Anyone at The Economist Met a Native American? (12/10/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Example 1,097 of a white publication showing its ass when it tries to write about Native Americans comes to us from The Economist, a magazine that...
article MORON ALERT: Officials: New Mexico teacher fired after cutting Native American student's hair (12/3/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Officials say an English teacher at an Albuquerque high school will no longer work for the school district after she was accused of calling one Native...
article New Mexico Teacher Accused of Calling a Native Student a "Bloody Indian" and Cutting Another's Hair on Halloween (12/3/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Two words. According to Kenzie, a junior at Cibola High School (CHS) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, that was all it took to break the trust between a Navajo...
article Trending: Given his history, an insensitive ‘Indians’ party from Kevin Hart isn’t very surprising. (11/26/2018)
(Internet) -- Kevin Hart didn’t get the problem with a football team being named the Redskins, so I’m not sure what we were expecting.
article Mayor, councilman threw punches in casino brawl, chased victims, complaints say (11/21/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- The people involved in a fight with the mayor of Atlantic City and a councilman in a 2 a.m. brawl outside of a casino say the elected officials...
article Petaluma attorney sues to have 'Early Days' statue returned to SF perch (11/20/2018)
(California) -- A Petaluma attorney who vigorously fought the city’s decision to remove a controversial sculpture from San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza has...
article MORON ALERT: Former Milwaukee County Parks director fired from top job in Arizona (11/17/2018)
(Arizona) -- Former Milwaukee County Parks Director Sue Black has been fired from her job as the State of Arizona parks director, the Arizona Republic newspaper has...
article Bull rider apologizes following social media comments about Native Americans (11/16/2018)
(North Dakota) -- A bull rider competing at an event on an Indian Reservation in North Dakota this weekend has issued a mea culpa, after catching heat for using a...
article Father arrested for leaving 4-year-old locked in cold car while at casino (11/16/2018)
(Rhode Island) -- A father is accused of leaving his 4-year-old daughter in a cold locked car while he was at a casino. The Lincoln Police department responded to Twin...
article MORON ALERT: Montana PBR champion Jess Lockwood, brother blasted for insensitive tweets toward Native Americans (11/15/2018)
(Montana) -- Montana bull riding world champion Jess Lockwood and his brother Jake are facing criticism after insensitive messages from their Twitter accounts were...
article BIG DUMMY: 23-year-old Spokane man sentenced to almost 4 years in prison for illegally having gun (11/13/2018)
(Idaho) -- A 23-year-old Spokane man has been sentenced to 46 months in prison for a federal gun charge. According to the Idaho District of the U.S. Attorney's...
article All hell breaks loose when Fox News pastor says Dems are trying to ‘scalp’ Kavanaugh (9/30/2018)
(New York) -- Fox News contributor Robert Jeffress, pastor of a Texas megachurch, said on Sunday that Democrats want to make a trophy of Supreme Court nominee Brett...
article BITTER WHITE GUY: The Queen of Coyote Valley (9/29/2018)
(California) -- Nobody really gives a damn about the Indians. They’re invisible until some tumultuous event like the 1995 shootings in Round Valley gets every one...
article Tracking the race of people carded by Saskatoon police could lead to false data, police chief says (9/21/2018)
(Saskatoon) -- Saskatoon police Chief Troy Cooper says his officers are unlikely to begin recording the race of people they approach for contact interviews. "...
article Man Convicted of Criminal Property Damage After Punching Slot Machine (9/18/2018)
(Minnesota) -- Nicholas Mark Connolly of Lindstrom, MN has been convicted of 1st degree criminal property damage. The charge stemmed from an incident that happened on...
article Threat, racial slur leads to cultural sensitivity training (9/7/2018)
(Washington) -- A Sequim resident will avoid trial on a felony malicious harassment charge by undergoing cultural sensitivity training after he allegedly threatened and...
article People are calling for nurse to be fired after offensive Native American Joke (9/4/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- A Snapchat post from over the weekend is causing a firestorm on social media. A nurse working a tribal softball snapped a private photo of herself...
article DOH! Did Woman’s Forehead Casino Tattoo Gamble Pay Off? (9/4/2018)
(Utah) -- In June 2005, Karolyne Smith from Salt Lake City in Utah hit the headlines after auctioning off her forehead as advertising space. After a media circus, online...
article Minnesota House candidate uses n-word in campaign video (8/31/2018)
(Minnesota) -- Minnesota House candidate Kyle Green, who lists himself on official paperwork as “independent-judicial reform,” has shaken things up in his...
article Church Apologizes For Oil Pouring Ceremony On Mt. Umunhum (8/23/2018)
(California) -- A South Bay church has apologized for a messy ritual involving olive oil on Mount Umunhum over the weekend. Members of Jubilee Bridge Church in Morgan...

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