Proud To Be: a Native Ad for the SuperBowl

February 1, 2014

The National Congress of American Indians has just released this commercial, that for a variety reasons, will never air during the "Big Game" this Sunday night. The fight to change the name of the Washington Redskins, the professional football team in the nation's capital, was renewed this past year, but so far, ignorance has largely fueled the resistance to change. Help get this side of the argument heard and share this video widely.

And for more details about the legacy of offensive sports mascots and team names, check out the report from October 2013 put out by the National Congress of American Indians: Ending the Legacy of Racism in Sports and the Era of Harmful "Indian" Sports Mascots.