While the name of Seattle’s NHL team is unknown, there is buzz that the logo will have ties to the area’s indigenous roots.
Seattle will soon have another professional team to root for with hockey arriving for the 2021-22 season. Nobody knows what the team’s name will be, but there is some buzz building that it will have ties with Seattle’s indigenous roots.
It’s no secret that native people have not had a good history with some sports teams. When it comes to the Seattle Seahawks, the issue is a little different.
“Native people love the Seahawks, the Seahawks logo is derivative of northwest coast style art,” explained Nooksack tribal member Louie Gong. “It’s probably the image most responsible for this misleading narrative.”
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