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2021-02-23 -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
The Cherokee Nation Is Asking Jeep To Stop Using The Tribe's Name [The Hill]
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Posted by Clitch Shatle6675 2021-02-23 11:34|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [10798 views ]  Top

#1 Another minority disappearing from public consciousness.
Posted by Procopius2k 2021-02-23 12:48||   2021-02-23 12:48|| Front Page Top

#2 Given the quality of Jeep vehicles, I can't say I blame them.
Posted by Lampedusa Snetle3290 2021-02-23 15:50||   2021-02-23 15:50|| Front Page Top

#3 Not getting enough baksheesh from Jeep and demanding more?
Posted by magpie 2021-02-23 16:15||   2021-02-23 16:15|| Front Page Top

#4 #2 nominated for the snark 'o the day
Posted by DarthVader 2021-02-23 17:14||   2021-02-23 17:14|| Front Page Top

#5 May not want to be associated with the Chinese.
Posted by swksvolFF 2021-02-23 17:52||   2021-02-23 17:52|| Front Page Top

#6 What about Geronimo's automobile?
Posted by European Conservative 2021-02-23 18:17||   2021-02-23 18:17|| Front Page Top

#7 I know some Cherokees who drive Cherokees.
Posted by Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 2021-02-23 22:18||   2021-02-23 22:18|| Front Page Top

#8 Chrysler is going to re-name it "Jeep Wagon".
But now pioneers say no to "wagon"
Posted by crazyhorse 2021-02-23 22:37||   2021-02-23 22:37|| Front Page Top

#9 Sioux? Hard to spell
Chippewa? Unpleasant association with dings
Navajo? Supine, blanket-laden
Mohawk? Contradicts the 5-Star safety rating message
Semin-hole? Too risqué

Wakandan - Now THAT'S the ticket
Posted by Tholutle Crater5590 2021-02-23 22:40||   2021-02-23 22:40|| Front Page Top

#10 Jesus Chrysler + St. (George) Floyd
Posted by Vinegar Fillmore7922 2021-02-23 22:42||   2021-02-23 22:42|| Front Page Top

#11 Found on the internet somewhere
Cherokee is technically not what the Cherokee people called themselves. Hernando de Soto picked up the name Cherokee from a tribe to the east.

“We got stuck with it. It isn’t even our tribal word,” Belt said.

Cherokee people called themselves Kituwah. Some Cherokee people have again taken to calling themselves Kituwah — indeed, Cherokee who held on to their native language never quit — but a tribal-wide shift would be a likely insurmountable task, Belt admitted.
Posted by Knuckles Fluper5134 2021-02-23 22:49||   2021-02-23 22:49|| Front Page Top

#12 The Sioux got that name from an enemy ethnic group, the name is widely considered derogatory, means something along the lines of "enemy snakes". That tribe is reverting to their own language's name for themselves: Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, depending on the dialect.
Posted by Knuckles Fluper5134 2021-02-23 22:57||   2021-02-23 22:57|| Front Page Top

#13 May I suggest: gichi-mookomaan (Ojibwe) or Chimookmaan (Odawa) meaning "Big Knife" or "Long Knife" applied to Americans for over 200 years. The Jeep Chimookmaan has an interesting sound to it, even resembles "Cherokee". I'm sure someone would object to that.
Posted by Knuckles Fluper5134 2021-02-23 23:04||   2021-02-23 23:04|| Front Page Top

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