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Response to Taverner (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:22 PM

13. Lest anyone try to pick on the Kansas City Chiefs....

...let me clarify their story: They were named the "Chiefs" in honor of H. Roe Bartle, whose nickname was "Chief", when the team moved from Dallas to Kansas City. Bartle was mayor of KC when that move took place. In the early 1920's Bartle lived on the Wind River Reservation, studying the customs and traditions of the Arapaho tribe there. He became a "blood brother" to the Arapaho Chief's son, and was given the name of Lone Bear by that tribe. He came to Kansas City, and became Chief of the Tribe of Mic-O-Say, an organization to promote native American ways among youth. So the team nickname is not to mock the Native Americans, but to recognize an individual who promoted and respected the Native American culture.

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