More than 1,400 people call for ‘Chief’ to be taken down

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More than 1,400 people call for ‘Chief’ to be taken down

Sign, part of Durango’s history since 1950s, now criticized as racist symbol
The “Chief” across the street from Toh-Atin Gallery on west Ninth Street has been a part of Durango’s history since the 1950s. But some are calling for its removal, saying it is a “racist caricature.” An online petition calling for its removal had 1,200 signatures as of Wednesday.

More than 1,400 people call for ‘Chief’ to be taken down

The “Chief” across the street from Toh-Atin Gallery on west Ninth Street has been a part of Durango’s history since the 1950s. But some are calling for its removal, saying it is a “racist caricature.” An online petition calling for its removal had 1,200 signatures as of Wednesday.
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