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Oneida's Taking Redskins Case To The U.N.

Oneida's Taking Redskins Case To The U.N.

 

Verona, N.Y. (Ap) _ The Oneida Indian Leader From Upstate New York Who Has Become A High-Profile Critic Of The Washington Redskins' Nickname Is Taking His Case To The United Nations.

 The Oneida Indian Nation Says Ray Halbritter Will Meet Friday With The Assistant Secretary-General For Human Rights At U.N. Headquarters In Manhattan. Halbritter Argues That The Washington Team's Nickname Is Racially Insensitive And Should Be Changed.

 The Nfl Team Was Already Facing A Fresh Round Of Criticism When The Oneidas Began Airing Radio Advertisements During The Nfl'S Regular Season Critical Of The Nickname.

 

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