Browsing Washington Redskins name controversy

The unofficial mascot of the team is an African American man, Zema Williams (aka Chief Zee), who has attended games since 1978 dressed in a red faux "Indian" costume complete with feathered war bonnet and tomahawk.

Do Native Americans Care About the Redskins Nickname?

Posted on 14 Oct, 2013, by in Featured

While the Washington Redskins continue to lose in what is turning out to be a forgettable season, their name, and especially their nickname, isn’t getting off the headlines, as it seems everyone has an opinion about whether or not the franchise should find itself a new one. More