That wonderful video, "Proud to Be," was released by the National Congress of American Indians just in time for the Super Bowl in its effort to eliminate the offensive R--skins from the national vocabulary and let people know that we Indians are not mascots.

 

For decades, the 70-year-old NCAI has sought with considerable success to eliminate racist mascots and nicknames from high school, college and professional sports teams. Team after team, across the nation, the offensive names have fallen.

 

But there are the obvious holdouts.  READ MORE...

 

 

The Washington R--skins football team is the best known. As pressure has built from Indian organizations and their allies