Native American “Fury” and the Chicago Blackhawks

A story from WLS-TV about how the Chicago Blackhawks logo has supposedly “avoided much fury from Native American groups” — note the absence of irony in the sportscaster’s use of the word ‘fury’ — upset over the use of such ‘Aboriginal’ iconography and nomenclature by sports teams.

A follow-up post will explore the various contours of the debate about whether Chicago’s Indian head logo is appropriate or disrespectful.

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