Editorial: As the Super Bowl nears, why are the Chiefs still using Native American imagery?

Like most Kansas Citians, we wish the best of luck Sunday to the Chiefs, who will compete in their second straight Super Bowl. The team won last year. We like their chances this year. Millions of casual football fans will watch the game. Some of those viewers will be perplexed, perhaps even frustrated, by the team’s continued use of Native American imagery — the name, the arrowhead on the helmet, the troubling tomahawk chop and the crude chant that goes with it. These gestures, and others like them, are clearly and appropriately endangered. Since the Chiefs last won the Super Bowl, the Washing…

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