Cherokee tribal group leader Jeep demands to stop using tribal names to name his vehicles

Jeep said in a statement that the names of its vehicles “have been carefully selected and maintained for many years to honor and celebrate the honor and strength of Native American lords.”

Chuck Hoskin, Jr., chairman of the Cherokee Indian Group living in the United States, seeks a jeep manufacturer Stop using the tribal name Name off-road vehicles like ‘Jeep Grand Cherokee’ or ‘Jeep Cherokee’.

“In this country I believe the time has come for companies and sports teams to make general use of Native American names, images and products of animal spirits, from team jerseys and sports.” He said This Monday he explained to CNN and “even if it comes from an act done with a good intention.” Their name “stuck on the side of a car” has no respect for them. “This is part of our identity. Also, if we want to equate who has the strong claim and the connection and relationship with the name ‘Cherokee’, it will undoubtedly be the Cherokee people,” Hoskin concluded.

Jeep said in a statement that the names of its vehicles “have been carefully selected and maintained for many years to honor and celebrate the honor and strength of Native American lords.” In addition, the company has promised that “With respectful and open conversation With the leader of the Cherokee nation. “

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