Channeling the Warrior Spirit

Chase King says the principle that guides him is simple. “Pretty much all Anishinaabeg people are tough and have a warrior spirit within,” he says from his home in Barrie, Ontario. “This spirit helps me to focus on my training and fight with intelligence, but most of all, with respect.” Originally from the community of […]

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 […]