Moose Jaw diversity committee questions Warriors retro logo

Warriors retro logo circa 1984 subject of criticism.

Calling it insensitive to the First Nations people, the Moose Jaw Cultural Diversity Advisory Committee is calling on the Moose Jaw Warriors to reconsider the use of the 1984 team logo in their 30th anniversary celebration.

The logo shows an image of a First Nation person on a skate waving an axe.

“We’re recommending to the Moose Jaw Warriors that they retire the logo.” explained committee chair Barb Frazer. “We recommend that they approach aboriginal people and organizations in Moose Jaw for direction and advice.”

The logo received a bit of criticism when it was first released in February but mainly from outside of the city. The conversation was renewed last month when a famous Cree recording artist stopped in the city…