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Spirit Lake Sioux tribal member Eunice Davidson was an outspoken proponent of the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname. Photo via the Grand Forks Herald

Maybe We Spend Too Much Time Talking For Native Americans Instead Of Talking To Them

Maybe We Spend Too Much Time Talking For Native Americans Instead Of Talking To Them

Last week a poll released by theĀ Washington Post found that roughly 90 percent of Native Americans are not offended by the “Redskins” nickname. I’ll admit to being a little skeptical. While I think hostility to Native America-themed nicknames among Native Americans is often overstated, I’d like to see more research done before I’m willing to

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