U.S. Interior Secretary Surprised Redskins Team Name Hasn't Changed

The head of the Department of the Interior discusses the Redskins name.
1:10 | 09/05/14

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The Bureau of Indian Affairs it's been a huge debate in Washington and beyond Washington with the NFL with the Washington Redskins. As someone who's involved in native American issues what do you think about the name of that team shouldn't be changed. My job it is a full trust and treaty obligations to American unions across the country. I haven't had a lot of conversations with tribal leaders about the name of the Washington Redskins. Personally. I think we would never consider naming a team the black skins. For the brown skins -- the white skins so personally. I find it. Surprising. That in this day in age. The name is not different. But in talking with tribal leaders this has not been the issue that they've talked about with me and I think that there's. There's debate even among the native American community on the -- Redskins and certainly there are a lot of people have pride in that -- so. My personal use are not necessarily reflected in the -- that I talk to -- it isn't high on their agenda.

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