Submitted by sundance on February 25, 2016 - 4:21am
Archived statement from the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians decrying Cleveland Baseball's use of "Indians" team name and "Wahoo" logo. This PDF file was made from the original document, which shows the letterhead and watermark of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi. The original document is dated May 1999.
Whereas it is the mission of the American Jewish Committee to combat bigotry and promote intergroup relations, and;
Whereas the use of racial or ethnic stereotypes in the names, nicknames, or titles of business, professional, sport or other public entitles [sic] is frequently demeaning, whether intended as such or not;