Disney Expresses ‘Regret’ Over H.S. Drill Team’s Offensive Depiction Of Native Americans In Magic Kingdom Parade


Disney said Friday it “regret[s]” a high school drill team performance at Walt Disney World this week that was widely condemned for its racist depiction of Native Americans, claiming it did not know the group would chant “Scalp ‘em!” and promising that it has put measures in place to prevent similar incidents in the future—a response advocates criticize as still being insufficient.

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The drill team from Port Neches-Groves High School in Port Neches, Texas—known as the “Indianettes”—drew outrage for its performance at Magic Kingdom Park in Walt Disney World this week, which featured drill team members performing movements criticized for perpetuating racial stereotypes against

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