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Thu May 31, 2018, 02:27 AM

Actors' use of redface in Jackson Hole parade sparks public outcry

Some residents raised concerns over the use of redface in Jackson Hole’s annual Old West Days parade.

The Bar T 5 chuckwagon parade entry Saturday included Native American characters in red facepaint and black wigs played by non-Native American employees. The costumes are also used in Bar T 5’s chuckwagon dinner shows in Cache Creek canyon.

Several paradegoers confronted Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Anna Olson at the parade, demanding to know why the chamber allowed the costumes.

“This happens every year,” Jackson resident Melanie Schuerch said. “This is racism. The only thing there is to discuss is will we allow racist behaviors in our parade or not. And it should be not.”

Read more: https://www.jhnewsandguide.com/news/town_county/article_b4983ad0-431b-5450-95bf-28091e0ab06a.html

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Thu May 31, 2018, 04:00 AM

1. Red Color Symbolizes war, blood, strength, energy, power and success in war

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Thu May 31, 2018, 05:44 AM

2. Like Drumpf impersonating a Commander-in-Chief

and parading down Pennsylvania Avenue, although his orange face paint doesn't come off.

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