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Filed Under: National
Suzan Shown Harjo to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom (11/11)
The activist has been at the forefront of major pieces of Indian legislation and is well known for her fight against racist mascots.

Filed Under: Law | National
NMAI hosts symposium on treaties to coincide with new exhibit (09/16)
The agenda includes Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, activist Suzan Shown Harjo and journalist Mark Trahant.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Tim Giago: NFL team's mascot will slowly fade like an old soldier (08/11)
I started writing locally about the use of the word 'Redskins' in 1982 and I wrote about it nationally for Newsweek Magazine in the January 27, 1992 issue.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Suzan Shown Harjo: Fight against racist mascots just beginning (06/24)
Activist Suzan Shown Harjo says the decision in Blackhorse v. Pro Football Inc is just one more victory in the fight against racist mascots.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Washington NFL team remains defiant after losing trademarks (06/19)
Another court battle awaits young Native activists who proved the team's marks are disparaging.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Patent office cancels trademarks for Washington football team (06/18)
Six young Native activists showed that the trademarks were disparaging.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Offensive mascots may be in jeopardy (01/22)
For a number of years, efforts have been made to change offensive mascots in the professional sports world, but two recent developments may signal that these efforts are finally bearing fruit.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: New Year awaits stories from Indian Country (01/08)
So what are the Indian Country’s stories for 2014? The long view stories will continue to unfold.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
NCAI hosts Capitol Hill briefing on 'Indian' mascots on Thursday (12/03)
The National Congress of American Indians will host a briefing on Capitol Hill on Thursday to discuss the use of 'Indian' mascots.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Suzan Harjo: Washington football team sinks to another low (11/26)
Suzan Shown Harjo, the lead plaintiff in the original complaint against the trademarks of the Washington professional football team, discusses 'honoring' of Navajo Code Talkers during a game.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Highlights from Day 1 of National Congress of American Indians (10/15)
Highlights from the opening day of the National Congress of American Indians 70th annual convention.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Suzan Shown Harjo still leading battle against racist mascots (10/10)
Activist Suzan Shown Harjo remains committed to ridding the sports world of racist mascots.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
National prayer days to protect sacred places from June 20-26 (06/20)
The eleventh National Days of Prayer to Protect Native American Sacred Places will be observed across the country between June 20 and June 26.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Suzan Harjo: Faulty evidence cited in defense of 'Redskins' (06/17)
Suzan Shown Harjo on the faulty evidence cited in defense of the Washington Redskins.

Filed Under: Opinion
Suzan Harjo: Evidence supports removal of Redskins name (05/29)
Suzan Shown Harjo, who was the lead plaintiff in the first trademark challenge to the Washington Redskins, tackles another poll that showed support for the controversial mascot: The first part...

Filed Under: Opinion
Suzan Harjo: Racism wins every time when put to the public (05/15)
Suzan Shown Harjo, who was the lead plaintiff in the first trademark challenge to the Washington Redskins, tackles a poll that showed support for the controversial mascot: The AP-GfK poll...

Filed Under: National | Sports
Suzan Shown Harjo still fighting to eliminate 'Redskins' mascot (04/05)
Activist Suzan Shown Harjo continues to fight for the elimination of the Washington Redskins professional football mascot.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: There's no debate on eliminating Washington Redskins (03/11)
Washington Post sports columnist Mike Wise explains why he's against the name of the Washington Redskins professional football team: I want to see both sides in this. I really do....

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Trademark board hears dispute over Washington Redskins name (03/07)
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board is once again being asked to cancel marks registered to the Washington Redskins professional football team. Suzan Shown Harjo, the president of the Morning...

Filed Under: Opinion
Suzan Shown Harjo: No honor found in racist 'Redksins' name (01/15)
"All major Native American organizations have called for the Washington pro football franchise to end its team’s despicable name. Why? Because it’s a racial slur and—no matter how many millions...

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