More North American sports teams make changes


Last updated 10/14/2020 at 1:08pm

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The Kansas City Chiefs are evaluating their Native American appropriation.

KANSAS CITY, Mo.-Right on the heels of the Washington Redskins changing their name, other sports teams in North America are making changes to show respect for Indigenous people.

Edmonton football team changes name

On July 20, the Edmonton Eskimos football club announced that they have dropped the word Eskimo from its team name, after many in the Inuit community have said the name Eskimo was offensive. Until a new name is selected, the organization will be known as the Edmonton Football Team or EE Football Team.

"We know that those who originally named the team d...

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