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Category: Native American Imagery

World Series Team Wears Road Greys at Home (sort of)

Illustration by Madison Ketcham; click to enlarge The New York Times had a fun story yesterday about how Atlanta has a soft-serve ice cream machine in the clubhouse at their …

How the Financial Sector Got the WFT to Change Its Name

When the Washington Football Team decided last summer to retire its longstanding team name, there was a lot of talk about how shareholders and investment firms had pressured the team …

A Coach Who Removed Native Imagery from His Uniforms

Click to enlarge In yesterday’s ’Skins Watch report, I mentioned the new inflatable tunnel that the football team at South Grand Prairie High School in Texas had recently unveiled (see …

Cleveland Baseball Club Wears Road Jerseys at Home for Season Opener

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken Greetings Uni Watchers from the summer place “out east.” I hope everyone is staying safe and cool. After four months with virtually no uni-news, we …

Washington Redskins: 1937–2020

Good morning! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where all three inhabitants continue to be safe and healthy. Hope the same is true for everyone at your home. Now then: Multiple …

3 Days That Rocked the World of Native American Sports Imagery

Good morning! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where all three inhabitants continue to be healthy and safe. Hope the same is true at your home and that you all did …

FedEx, Nike Choose Sides in NFL Name-Change Debate

Yesterday’s Ticker included the news that investment firms and shareholders had asked three prominent ’Skins-associated corporations to stop doing business with the team. Those three companies were FedEx, which holds …

Wahoo’s Last Stand: The Chief Has Played His Final Game

The Indians, facing elimination in yesterday’s ALDS game against the Astros, wore Chief Wahoo one last time before going down in defeat. With Wahoo being retired next season, yesterday’s season-ending …

Native-Themed OKC Thunder Alternate Uni Leaks

Click to enlarge Back in early August, I received an email from a reader who prefers to remain anonymous, as follows: I was given a tip this week about what …

Indians Remove Wahoo From Uniforms for Toronto Series

Notice anything different about this photo of Cleveland shortstop Francisco Lindor (shown above), which was taken during last night’s Indians/Jays game in Toronto? If you’re an adept uni-watcher, you probably …

Finally: Indians to Scrap Chief Wahoo in 2019

As you’ve probably heard by now, Chief Wahoo’s days are numbered. The Indians will stop wearing the cartoon logo in 2019. The news was first reported yesterday afternoon by The …

A Modest Proposal

I came up with an idea the other day. It’s such a simple, obvious idea that I’m sure other people have previously thought of it. But if they have, I’ve …

Wahoo Situation to Be Resolved ‘in a Couple of Years’

Looks like Chief Wahoo is on the way out — although not right away. Cleveland Jewish News reported yesterday that Indians owner Paul Dolan addressed a Jewish group in Cleveland …

Lake Erie Warriors Renamed Lake Erie Eagles (probably)

Paul here, pinch-hitting for Phil this weekend. On Wednesday afternoon I posted this tweet about the logo for the Lake Erie Warriors, a new junior hockey team slated to begin …

’Skins Watch: Hockey Team Sets New Standard in WTF-ness

What you see at right (and can click to enlarge) is the logo for the Lake Erie Warriors, a Pennsylvania-based team in the new National College Prospects Hockey League, which …