American Indians Org.‘ Ecstatic’ Chief Wahoo Is Finished Redskins Should Go Next!
The biggest American Indians company in the nation states the Cleveland Indians lastly retiring Chief Wahoo is substantial … and they’re crediting MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred with getting the logo design scrubbed.
National Congress of American Indians Executive Director Jacqueline Pata informed TMZ Sports her company met Manfred back in April 2016 and, at the time, the brand-new commish ensured them action would be taken.
It took almost 2 years, however Cleveland lastly budged … formally retiring its cartoonish representation of Native Americans numerous knocked as racist.
Now, the NCAI hopes the Washington Redskins will do the same … since their group name is “the worst of the worst.”
“Our message is consistent with them — be on the right side of history,” Pata stated.
“That term was published in newspapers when there was efforts by the government and the settlers to slaughter Indians. It’s our own version of genocide.”