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Here's An Ad About R--Skins That Its Makers Don't Have the Money to Show During Sunday's Superbowl (TEXT and VIDEO)


Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Native Americans, ethics, rights, sports, society, culture, humans )

Carrie
- 318 days ago - dailykos.com
That wonderful video, "Proud to Be," was released by the National Congress of American Indians just in time for the Super Bowl in its effort to eliminate the offensive R--skins from the national vocabulary and let people know that we Indians are not...



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Comments

jess b (24)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 12:41 pm
Thanks Carrie. Very good post.
 

Freya H. (313)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 12:55 pm
Here is a petition I made: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/540/628/570/ask-washingtons-football-franchise-to-change-their-name/
 

GGmaSheila D. (169)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 1:12 pm
Wonderful, powerful, and I so wish we could have donated to help them get this on. Did email to some friends. Thanks.
 

Donn M. (1)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 2:03 pm
I can understand the desire to get rid of the Redskins name, imagine it will happen in time. I think changing team names and mascots should be left up the the communities involved.
 

Richard S. (204)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 2:04 pm
So glad you posted this Carrie. We just saw it through Daily Kos and were going to ask one of our friends to post it (cause we don't know how) and here it is on recent stories. Thank you for posting and thank you all for siging at the link posted by Freya T. above.
 

Barry B. (26)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 3:30 pm
Don't forget the Atlanta Braves with their giant foam tomahawks and fake warhoops.
 

Elizabeth M. (68)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 3:49 pm
Beautiful Video, which I am so sorry to hear could not be aired due to the lack of finances.
Thank You Freya T., signed the petition. And Thank You Carrie for sharing.
 

Natasha Salgado (575)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 4:14 pm
Sorry this beautiful vibrant vid didn't make it--i really enjoyed it. Thx Carrie
 

Evanola Davis (82)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 6:38 pm
Great video....wish it could be shown.
 

Victoria D. (1)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 6:58 pm
Please share widely. Let's get this video to go "viral". Thank you all.
 

Lona Goudswaard (79)
Sunday February 2, 2014, 8:12 am
Beautiful and inspiring. Thanks for posting Carrie.
 

Birgit W. (152)
Sunday February 2, 2014, 9:30 am
Beautiful video, thanks for sharing Carrie.
 

Anne F. (17)
Monday February 3, 2014, 12:09 pm
Glad to see this here - let's keep it popular. The baseball team in Spokane Washington worked with tribes there to modify their logo, respectfully.
 
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