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Oneida Nation Will Run Radio Ads in Dallas

Posted By Damian Arbuckle On October 10, 2013 @ 12:48 PM In NFL | No Comments

Washington_Redskins_2013 [1]A month after the Oneida Nation in Wisconsin protested the Redskins name before the team faced the Packers in Lambeau Field, its New York members will air radio ads in Dallas ahead of Sunday’s Redskins’ matchup with the Cowboys.

According to the press release, the spots will air Saturday and Sunday on Dallas/Ft.Worth’s KRLD-FM, the Cowboys’ flagship station.

Ray Halbritter is an Oneida Indian Nation Representative and he speaks about this issue.

“Any other ethnic would not tolerate this kind of language being used about them that’s so denigrating and dehumanizing,” Halbritter told Meet the Press last Sunday, days after President Barack Obama said “I’d think about changing the name.”

“As the first sitting president to speak out against the Washington team name, President Obama’s comments are truly historic,” Halbritter said. “The use of such an offensive term has negative consequences for the Native American community when it comes to issues of self-identity and imagery. We will continue to push our cause because this is about doing right by our children, who are especially impressionable

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