Gill-Montague School Committee Revises Tomahawk Chop Policy


The Gill-Montague Regional School Committee clarified a 2009 district policy about the “Tomahawk Chop,” making it clear that no school-sponsored groups are allowed to perform the gesture.

The vote at Tuesday night’s meeting was in reference to the Thanksgiving Day Game where the members of the football team did the Tomahawk Chop — when participants moves their arm in a downward chopping motion to mimic a Native American use of the hatchet — as they were coming out from halftime.

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