Use of Chief Oshkosh's image in bar stirs debate
Tavern owned by Oshkosh mayor
By Cameron Clark
That is meeting opposition as well.
"Perpetuating that again, stereotypical images used by non-native people to make money," said Plass.
The Menominee Tribal Legislature recently passed a resolution opposing the use of Chief Oshkosh's name or image in the promotion of alcohol.
I could see having a tasteful display of Chief Oshkosh memorabilia. But using his photo on prizes or giveaways? The possible benefit isn't worth the possible harm it could cause.
For more on Natives and alcohol, see Suing Beer Sellers for Treaty Violation and Wine Holders Still for Sale.
Below: Chief Oshkosh.