Indian Country 52 #41 – Just Undo It
“A Native American group on Monday called on Nike to stop producing products with that feature the Cleveland Indians’ mascot Chief Wahoo.
“We ask that Nike live up to its dedication to inclusion,” says a news release issued by the group called “Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry.” The release says the group includes “Native parents and their allies from across the country.””
– Media ITE, Native American group asks Nike to stop selling Chief Wahoo gear.
“A Native American group on Saturday again protested at Nike’s World Headquarters over the sportswear giant’s inclusion of Chief Wahoo and other Native American mascots on athletic apparel. The protest coincided with the annual meeting of Nike’s N7 Fund, which promotes athletic opportunities for Native Americans.”
– Missoula Independent, Group again asks Nike to stop use of Native American mascot logos.
“Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry, a group of Native parents and their allies from across the country urge Nike Inc. and those attending the N7 Sports Summit for Native athletes being held October 2-5th at Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon to acknowledge and support the grassroots efforts of Native American families to end racism in sports, especially racism against Native Americans displayed by the NFL’s Washington team, the Cleveland Indians, the Kansas City Chiefs, and the Atlanta Braves.”
– Missoula Independent, Native Americans Respond to Nike’s Redskins-Themed Party for Kevin Durant.
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Indian Country 52
Indian Country 52 is a weekly project by David Bernie that uses the medium of graphic design by creating posters that promote issues and stories in Indian Country.
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