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Rep. Eric Descheenie details his legislation Wednesday which would bar publicly funded stadiums, civic centers and similar facilities from displaying any name or logo that any one of the state’s 22 tribes finds "disparaging." (Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer)

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Native Americans could ban team nicknames they find offensive

A Native American lawmaker wants a new state law to forbid the display of any name or logo of any sports team at any publicly funded stadium if any of the state’s 22 tribes finds it “disparaging.”