Ted Nugent went off in a WND column this week tearing into news outlets that accused him of being racially insensitive against Native Americans over recent comments he made about his haters. He said all these "lying freaks" trying to discredit him prove he's doing "God's work."
“On the inaugural Redskins team in 1933, four players and then-head coach William Henry ‘Lone Star’ Dietz identified themselves as Native Americans.” –from “History of our Name,” on RedskinsFacts.com The Washington Redskins have been paying for ads promoting a new Web site, RedskinsFacts.com, which supposedly sprung up organically from frustrated former players who wanted to […]
With electronic music a large part of youth culture, we're seeing numerous issues surface that have come up in the past. The trend of wearing Plains Indian warbonnets, aka "Native American headdresses," is being attacked and has now been banned at the Bass Coast festival. Show More Summary
In a culture where nearly half the women have experienced violence, a different tact is needed. Read more
Native American headdresses have become one of the more troubling fashion trends recently, but it looks like one Canadian fest is trying to put a stop to it. Canada’s EDM festival Bass Coast has banned attendees from wearing the accessory. In a statement, they said, “We understand why people are attracted to war bonnets. They [...]
Another Native American tribe has responded to the social media firestorm surrounding rocker Ted Nugent, cancelling his upcoming appearance in the wake of allegedly racist remarks that have landed the “Cat Scratch Fever” singer in hot water. No stranger to controversial, sometimes offensive remarks, Nugent set off a storm of controversy earlier this week after
Because apparently nobody was paying attention to the Flaming Lips story or that time Pharrell apologized for wearing a Native American headdress on the cover of Elle magazine, it has become necessary for music festivals to ask attendees to please stop being insensitive assholes and appropriating other people’s cultures. Show More Summary
Canadian music festival Bass Coast has put a ban on Native American headdresses and war bonnets, which have become popular but insensitive fashion statements at places like Coachella, Electric Daisy Carnival and Governors Ball. The festival, which takes place Aug. Show More Summary
A Canadian music festival is asking attendees to please, for the love of God, not wear any Native American headdresses. Save the clueless cultural appropriation for another day. "Feathered war bonnets" and anything that looks like one are now banned. Security will be enforcing the rule. Read more...
a couple at Governors Ball 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) Canadian electronic music festival Bass Coast issued the following statement this week:For various reasons, Bass Coast Festival is banning feathered war bonnets, or anything resembling them, onsite. Our security team...
Emerald Queen Casino is canceling two Ted Nugent concerts that were scheduled August 2nd and 3rd over racist remarks by the singer. This move follows the Coeur d’Alene Tribe canceling the acidic-tongued rocker’s show in Idaho. Puyallup Tribe officials said the decision came after learning that Nugent has said racist remarks. We have to wonder [...]
Originally published on Rocky Mountain Institute By Laurie Guevara-?Stone Many Native American reservations sit on large quantities of coal. Others are rich with oil deposits. In fact, much of the development that occurred in the American...Show More Summary
Ted Nugent has lost yet another gig with a Native American casino, thanks to the rocker's various racially charged comments — this time a pair of concerts at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington, which had been scheduled for August 2 and 3. Show More Summary
This is not shaping up as a good month for right wing racist Ted Nugent: Tacoma Casino Cancels Nugent Shows, Citing Racism. TACOMA, Wash. -- Emerald Queen Casino will cancel two Ted Nugent concerts that were scheduled August 2 and 3 over allegations of racist remarks by the singer. Puyallup Tribe...
On Monday, Idaho's Coeur d'Alene Casino, run by the Coeur d'Alene Native American tribe, canceled a scheduled Ted Nugent show, citing local backlash against the "racist attitudes and views that Ted Nugent espouses." In an email interview...Show More Summary
Ted Nugent's scheduled show at a native American casino in Worley, Idaho, was recently canceled when the venue received numerous complaints about the crotch-rocker's long history of hateful racism and right wing extremism, and tonight he's lashing out at critics who are calling for his show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin to...
Ted Nugent lashed out after a native American tribe in Idaho cancelled his show over his history of racist remarks. “I take it as a badge of honor that such unclean vermin are upset by me and my positive energy,” Nugent told Gannett Wisconsin Media in reference to those opposed to his show. “Put your heart [...]
A Native American tribe recently cancelled a Ted Nugent concert, and now there have been complaints from Wisconsinites to get an upcoming Nugent show called off there too. The Motor City Madman, of course, isn't taking too kindly to this, and lashed out at the "unclean vermin" trying to get the concert cancelled.