Chief of Cherokee Nation Demands Jeep Stop Using Name

Posted on AllSides February 23rd, 2021
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The chief of the Cherokee Nation has asked Jeep to stop using the tribe's name on its SUVs.

In a statement to Car and Driver, Chuck Hoskin, Jr., principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, said it’s about time.

"I think we're in a day and age in this country where it's time for both corporations and team sports to retire the use of Native American names, images and mascots from their products, team jerseys and sports in general,” he wrote. "I'm sure this comes from a place that is well-intended,...

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