In a 9-2 vote in favor of the legislation last Thursday, the Navajo Native Council passed legislation officially opposing the continued use of Washington’s football team name, the “Washington Redskins.”
UN human rights expert on indigenous people’s rights James Anaya concurred with the vote, saying that the name is a “hurtful reminder” of the indigenous people’s history and genocide by America’s colonizers: “[T]he term for many is inextricably linked to a history of suffering and dispossession.”
520 notes. you can really feel the support.
I’m so happy Regular Ordinary Swedish Meal Time is back. This show was so much better than Epic Meal Time.
i would pay a lot of money for a complete list of everyone who’s ever had a crush on me
Where I’m from: Virginia
Where I would like to live: Seattle
Sexual orientation: Straight
Favorite book: Snow Crash
Eye colour: Brown
Favorite movie: Kung Fu Hustle
Favorite TV show: Cosmos
Favorite band/singer: Flogging Molly
Random fact about me: I despise the taste of chocolate.
Favorite day of the year: PAX Days
Favorite colour: Orange
If I have any pets: Not currently
Last movie I’ve watched: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
What’s my ringtone: It’s Tricky by RUN DMC
Favorite male character from a TV show: Tyrion Lannister
Favorite female character from a TV show: Arya Stark
What my name means: Soldier
Favorite superhero: John Constantine
I haven’t been drawing as much as I should, and I blame Guild Wars 2. Sheldon has been enjoying the Charr though.
How do you not fucking love this team.