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Are Washington 'Redskins' doomed? NFL's resistance to change showing cracks.

The NFL has agreed to meet with the native American group leading the campaign against the Redskins nickname. The owner of the Washington Redskins is not attending.

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Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder arrives for the NFL fall meeting in Washington Tuesday.

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Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder is appearing increasingly isolated in his vow never to change his team's controversial nickname.

This week, the National Football League announced that it has scheduled a meeting as soon as next month with the Oneida Indian Nation, the organization that is leading the campaign against the nickname, which it says is racist.

“We respect that people have differing views,” league spokesman Brian McCarthy told the Associated Press. “It is important that we listen to all perspectives.”

 
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