An Arizona state Representative who is a member of the Navajo Nation says the Washington Redskins' name is offensive and should be changed.
Just weeks after Native Americans protested in Glendale outside an Arizona Cardinals game against Washington, Democratic Representative Jamescita Peshlakai has publicly called on Arizona's congressional delegate to sponsor a bill that would pressure the NFL team to change the name.
"I don't want those protesters to think they are out there alone," Peshlakai tells New Times. "They need to be supported by leaders who feel this way, and I'm one of them."More »