17 Feb

It’s about damn time that the U. of Illinois banned their “Indian” mascot.

Unfortunately, some of the douches at the school have a big ol’ problem with the decision.

“That means that we will have a museum Indian,” said Howard Wakeland, president of the Honor the Chief Society, a group of chief supporters. “Put him in a cage and walk by and say that’s our symbol… That seriously kills the real heart of the chief.”

Yeah, he did actually say “put him in a cage.” Really interesting language, no?

The prez of the school, Joseph B. White, said he thought the banning of the mascot, Chief Illiniwek, was good for “our student-athletes and our university.”

What about the good of Native Americans? Now, they will no longer be falsely-represented by some white dude dancing around a basketball arena with water-color paint on his face. 


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