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Aaron
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Had a sidebar with my wife, who I think most of you know is Native American. I don’t want to speak for her so I asked. I do know that she doesn’t think a team name really makes an impact on the lives of Native Americans. I’m a Braves fan and don’t care for the tomahawk chop, but it doesn’t bother her. She doesn’t think people are being racist. Most probably don’t know the context.

That said, if people are offended then I’m not bothered by changing either team name. My memory was that more native americans were offended by the Redskins name because that’s a slur, but I can’t quantify that.