A poll in the Washington Post has found that nine out of 10 Native Americans are not offended by the Washington Redskins name. The poll surveyed 504 people who identified as Native American in
every state in the US, and reflects the findings of a similar poll in
2004. Washington’s NFL
team has been under pressure for some time over its name, which many
say is offensive. The survey also asked respondents whether the word
“Redskin” itself is disrespectful: 21% said it is.