Should the Atlanta Braves change its name? Here's what indigenous people think

ATLANTA — Native American representation in major league sports has garnered differing opinions -- even when it comes to the Atlanta Braves. And it...

November 29, 2022
12:48 AM

ATLANTA — Native American representation in major league sports has garnered differing opinions -- even when it comes to the Atlanta Braves. And it's not just the fan base who is sounding off. The Muscogee Nation supports changing the name while the eastern band of Cherokee Indians supports keeping it.   Crystal Echo Hawk founded Illuminative, a national women-led organization that worked with the Washington Commanders to change their name. She hopes the Braves will follow suit. 'It's a combination of things, especially when you start to see the racist fan behavior," she said.

Dawn White