Not In Our Honor Statement Regarding Kansas City NFL franchise recognition on November 1, 2020

November is Native American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate and learn about and from American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Peoples. Our Native organizations and families in Greater Kansas City look forward to working with schools, teachers, students, parents and civil and religious groups to dispel the many myths about us and toContinue reading “Not In Our Honor Statement Regarding Kansas City NFL franchise recognition on November 1, 2020”

Designated Honoree Declines Invitation to Hit Stadium Drum

October 11, 2020 Kansas City, MO- In standing with solidarity with Not In Our Honor, the drum honoree/ Spirit Leader Edgar Palacios decided to not hit the drum and continue stereotypes perpetuated by this action. Palacios was picked for his contributions to the Hispanic/Latinx communities for Hispanic Heritage Month. He found the Latinx Education CollaborativeContinue reading “Designated Honoree Declines Invitation to Hit Stadium Drum”

This excellent conversation with Global Roots Radio on the potential of history being made with the changing of the Washington football team!

The conversation starts about 31 minutes in! https://kkfi.org/program-episodes/missing-people-n-places-mix-rhonda-levaldo-on-mascots-and-the-native-movement-first-segment-of-internality-with-the-word/?fbclid=IwAR0yLE-kdMuHR701q3ZWtAdORr7qRj0dnDzYtUlC1744Egt68LZf2RcOly8 Suzan Shown Harjo (L) pictured with KKFI radio host Rhonda LeValdo (R) at the Native American Journalists Association Conference in Washington D.C.. Harjo was the first plaintiff to file suit against the Washington football team.