November 2021 Native American Heritage Month Statement

November 1, 2021 A joint resolution by Congress in 1990 led to the passage of Public Law No: 101-343 and the Proclamation of National Native American Heritage Month.  The resolution stated that members of the Senate and House of Representatives believed the proclamation of National Native American Heritage Month could “encourage activities which provide positiveContinue reading “November 2021 Native American Heritage Month Statement”

Statement on the Airplane Banner Flyover during the Kansas City vs Tennessee Titans Game

October 24, 2021 Not In Our Honor is responsible for taking our message “Change the Name, Stop the Chop”  to Nashville to protest the continuation of Institutional Racism in the NFL generally and the Kansas City franchise specifically.   We also continue our billboard campaign in the KC metro area and an online petition atContinue reading “Statement on the Airplane Banner Flyover during the Kansas City vs Tennessee Titans Game”

Not In Our Honor 2021 Continuing to Protest the KC football Name

September 10, 2021 Statement to Kansas City Football Team from Not In Our Honor 2021 Not in Our Honor is a coalition of local Native American leaders and American Indian organizations in the Kansas City metropolitan area who have been speaking out against the use of Native American stereotypes and misappropriation of Native American culture.Continue reading “Not In Our Honor 2021 Continuing to Protest the KC football Name”

Billboard and Flyover Statement

Not In Our Honor, a coalition of Native Americans against the use of the Native Mascots, Names and Imagery, is holding its silent protest against the KC football team on February 7th to raise awareness of the continued serious psychological, social and cultural consequences of race based mascots, logos, symbols and stereotypes for Native Americans, especially the Native youth we serve in theContinue reading “Billboard and Flyover Statement”

Billboard Statement

Not In Our Honor, a coalition of Native Americans against the use of the Native Mascots, Names and Imagery, is holding its silent protest against the KC football team on February 7th to raise awareness of the continued serious psychological, social and cultural consequences of race based mascots, logos, symbols and stereotypes for Native Americans, especially the Native youth we serve in theContinue reading “Billboard Statement”

NCAI Resolution mentions work of Not In Our Honor and Condemns Kansas City’s Football Franchise.

The National Congress of American Indians passed resolution PDX-20-042 “Support for the Elimination of Race-Based Native Logos, Mascots, Names, Behaviors and Practices”, a resolution sponsored by Not In Our Honor coalition member Rhonda LeValdo. Click here to read the full resolution which condemns Kansas City’s football franchise.

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”