Kansas City Columbus Day Cancelled Again

For many . . . It's actually "Indigenous People's Day" but, of those people, it's still very doubtful that any of them want the Raiders to win tonight. 

Even progressives have standards.

Today's obligatory protest that seems a bit muted . . .

Members of the "Not In Our Honor" Coalition plan to gather outside GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium and demand Chiefs' President and CEO Clark Hunt change the name of the team.

The group plans to begin demonstrating at 4:30 p.m.

Organizers are also asking fans for their support by signing a petition asking the organization to change the name and imagery of the Kansas City Chiefs.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Indigenous leaders ask Kansas City Chiefs to change name, imagery

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Native American leaders are again asking for the Kansas City Chiefs to change the organization's name. This time the request comes on Indigenous People's Day, and the Monday Night Football Game at Arrowhead Stadium between the Las Vegas Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Kansas City Chiefs Statement on Indigenous Peoples' Day 2022

"Today, the Chiefs organization joins people all across the country in recognizing Indigenous Peoples' Day, a chance to honor and celebrate American Indian peoples, histories and cultures. We continue to have important dialogue with local and national groups to identify ways to educate ourselves and our fans by raising awareness of American Indian communities and their rich traditions.

Related reading . . .

What is Indigenous Peoples Day? Is it offensive to celebrate Columbus Day? Everything to know

Last year President Biden made Indigenous Peoples Day a federal holiday Columbus Day is still celebrated, although it's controversial and declining Native American experts see the holiday as an act of respecting past suffering more than celebration The second Monday of October has been a national holiday for close to a century, but this will be only the second year that Indigenous Peoples Day has held that designation.

You decide . . .