Kansas City Chiefs fans banned from wearing headdresses and facepaint

By Josh Giles Writer With the NFL season underway, the defending Super Bowl Champions, the Kansas City Chiefs, kicked off the first game at Arrowhead Stadium. But things were a bit different. Sure COVID-19 limited fans, but there was also an absence of headdresses, and Native themed face paint, during the Chiefs comfortable win on Thursday night. The Chiefs made the announcement a little under a month ago that they would be banning the face paint and headdresses. With ongoing dialogue since 2014 with local Indigenous leaders, and have tried to honour them as much as possible. “Our discussions also discouraged fans from wearing ceremonial headdresses and American Indian-themed face paint in our stadium,” They said in the press release. “We are grateful to the members of the working group…

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