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Washington owner to meet with NFL ahead of Oneida meeting

The owner of the Washington team is set to meet with the NFL, ahead of a previously scheduled meeting with the Oneida Nation of New York.

Owner Dan Snyder has adamantly refused to change his team's racist name. He defended the mascot in a letter to fans that perpetuated questionable claims about the alleged Indian ancestry of the first head coach and made a dubious link to the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Snyder will meet with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, The Washington Post said.

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Daniel Snyder scheduled to meet with Roger Goodell this week about Redskins name (The Washington Post 10/28)
Pelosi: Redskins should change name (The Hill 10/28)
Clergy join campaign to get Washington Redskins to 'Change the Mascot' (The Deseret News 10/29)
Dozens of Washington area clergy join 'Redskins' fight (USA Today 10/23)

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