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“Minneapolis has a huge urban American Indian community,” LeValdo said. “So when you had that happen out there, you had a huge group of Native people that were out there protesting right along with them, standing side-by-side, supporting Black Lives Matter.”
With Redskins name change, KC Chiefs and a local HS team come into focus, too
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.
It’s time for the Chiefs to defuse the cultural offenses they enable and reflect
Kansas Citians Fighting For Racial Justice Must Reckon With Indigenous Historyhttps://www.kcur.org/history/2020-07-12/kansas-citians-fighting-for-racial-justice-must-reckon-with-indigenous-history
The Kansas City Chiefs’ racist “Arrowhead Chop” has flown under the radar. Not anymore. The Kansas City Chiefs’ chant isn’t a tribute to people like me. It’s racist.https://www.vox.com/first-person/2020/2/1/21115858/super-bowl-2020-chiefs-kansas-city
Click on this linkhttps://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=443459263022027&ref=watch_permalink
Problem with ‘Arrowhead Chop’ isn’t political correctness. It’s about human dignity