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Fri Aug 21, 2020, 07:46 AM

Kansas City Chiefs ban fans from wearing headdresses and face paint

Source: BBC

Kansas City Chiefs ban fans from wearing headdresses and face paint

21 August 2020 | American Football

Kansas City Chiefs have banned fans from wearing headdresses or face paint that "appropriates American Indian cultures" at their home stadium.

The team will review the Arrowhead Chop, where a celebrity bangs a drum and supporters make a chopping motion.

The decision comes six years after the defending NFL champions began "dialogue with a group of local leaders from diverse American Indian backgrounds".

In July, Washington Football Team retired its Redskins name.

Previously, the Chiefs had "discouraged" fans from wearing headdresses and face paint at Arrowhead Stadium.

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Read more: https://www.bbc.com/sport/american-football/53859607

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