Indigenous Performance Artist Will Experience 8 Hours Of Abuse In 'Redskin'

August 28, 2014 1:02 PM

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Indigenous Performance Artist Will Experience 8 Hours Of Abuse In 'Redskin'

Earlier this summer, Washington, D.C.'s football team found itself at the center of a debate that seemed all but inevitable. It has for decades chosen a mascot and team name deemed offensive and harmful by not only individuals who identify as Native American, but members of the public at large.

While political figures and cultural institutions have been quick to publicly protest the NFL franchise's reluctance to adopt a new image, one indigenous performance artist has devised a different method of bringing awareness to the issue.

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