Indigenous slo-pitch team reports racist comments at tournament – StarPhoenix

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 2018714 Views

An Indigenous slo-pitch team is preparing to make a human rights complaint after being the brunt of racist comments at a Perdue tournament.

August 20, 2018

A Saskatchewan slo-pitch team made up of Indigenous players says some of its members are “traumatized” after they were barraged by racist comments at a tournament in the Village of Perdue.

Sarah Phing, manager of the Vicious Hitters team, said 11 of her players went to Perdue on Aug. 11 to compete in a one-day tournament.

Phing said people in the bleachers and members of opposing teams made racist remarks throughout the day, particularly during the final, which the Vicious Hitters won.

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