They're not the Washington Redskins anymore, they're the "Commanders" now. I know, it's lame. But at least Montana's Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) is fighting to get recognition for the Blackfeet Nation and the Wetzel family here in Montana in the midst of a Washington turf war over a new stadium.

Here's a headline earlier this week from The Washington Post: "Senator will block RFK site bill unless team honors family of logo creator"
On the eve of a Senate hearing in Washington on Wednesday, Senator Daines shared this message:
Senator Daines: "It's not often you get to talk about the Blackfeet Tribe in Montana and the NFL in a Senate committee hearing, but that's what I'll be doing tomorrow. Native Americans have a very proud heritage, and it's time that the NFL and the Washington commanders made things right with our Blackfeet Tribe in Montana. So tomorrow, as we talk about the future of RFK Stadium, I'll be calling on the Washington Commanders to honor the history of the Blackfeet Tribe and the designer of the Redskins logo- Montana's own Blackie Wetzel. The team should celebrate this iconic logo, and the Native American warrior legacy- not ignore it."

Last September, I told you how Native Americans and a North Dakota-based group called the "Native American Guardians Association (NAGA)" are hoping to bring the Washington Redskins name back to the NFL, but they're being blocked by an outfit funded by the George Soros.


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