Code Talker says Redskins name not derogatory

In this Monday Nov. 25, 2013 photo, Roy Hawthorn, a member of the famed Navajo Nation Code Talkers, watches a football game between the Washington Redskins and San Francisco 49ers in Landover, Md.  Four members of the famed Navajo Nation Code Talkers were honored at the Redskins game. The men's appearance at the game came during the Redskins' military appreciation night. But it's also fueling the debate over the team's mascot, which has been criticized as racist and offensive.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
In this Monday Nov. 25, 2013 photo, Roy Hawthorn, a member of the famed Navajo Nation Code Talkers, watches a football game between the Washington Redskins and San Francisco 49ers in Landover, Md. Four members of the famed Navajo Nation Code Talkers were honored at the Redskins game. The men's appearance at the game came during the Redskins' military appreciation night. But it's also fueling the debate over the team's mascot, which has been criticized as racist and offensive.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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