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Survey reports nine out of 10 Native Americans aren't offended by Redskins name

Survey reports nine out of 10 Native Americans aren't offended by Redskins name

Most Native Americans aren't bothered by the NFL team in Washington calls itself the Redskins.

That's according to a nationwide telephone poll conducted by the Washington Post, which determined nine out of 10 Native Americans are not offended by the Washington Redskins name. A total of 504 people took part in the survey.

In addition, seven of 10 didn't find the word "Redskin" disrespectful and eight out of 10 said they wouldn't be offended if called that name themselves.

Team owner Daniel Snyder, who has withstood immense public pressure to change the name, was quick to embrace the findings.

“The Washington Redskins team, our fans and community have...

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