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Team Statement: Name and Football Club

team statement: That's ultimately a decision for the team, though, according to CTV. Bowman, who is Metis, also said he respects the Edmonton CFL organization but would prefer a different name. I think there's an opportunity to have a more inclusive name, he said. The Eskimos responded to the mayor's comments on Wednesday through a team statement, saying in part We are always interested in hearing what people think within our community and elsewhere, on this topic or any other topic related to our Football Club. The Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami agreed with Bowman. We use the Edmonton Eskimos name with pride and respect. ( As reported in the news.