Native Americans have been calling for the end to the use of racist stereotypes and sports mascots for decades, with some slow and steady progress. Many schools have retired their Native mascots, and laws (as in Oregon) have been passed banning them. Yet powerful franchises like the Washington Redskins, Atlanta Braves and Cleveland Indians have firmly resisted any change or recognition that anything is wrong with their team names and mascots. 55:17 minutes (50.62 MB)
A long edit of the 2014 Vine Deloria Jr. Lecture Series: #ChangeTheName: REDSK*NS: Native American Mascots and the Perpetuation of Stereotypes at Reed college on 4/24/14 played on Rose City Native Radio on 5/8/14.