Saskatoon Catholic school division apologizes over crossword with offensive language

Jaris Swidrovich, a member of Yellow Quill First Nation, said he was “quite shocked” by the crossword puzzle, which a family member’s child brought home from the school on Monday.

Included in the puzzle was a clue reading: “This person sometimes wears a headband with feathers.” The answer listed in the crossword was “Indian.”

Another part of the crossword required the students to complete a sentence reading: “Eskimos sometimes live in an …” The answer, according to the puzzle, was “igloo.”

Can anyone explain what exactly is so offensive about this? Other than the pic of Chief Shit For Brains I mean.