- The Washington Times - Wednesday, November 4, 2015

An American Indian leader and outspoken opponent of the Washington Redskins’ team name reportedly dressed up in blackface for Halloween.

Terry Rambler, chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe in Arizona, posted a Facebook picture of himself as Jamaican reggae star Bob Marley, complete with a dreadlocks wig and blackface makeup, the New York Post reported.

“I had fun tonight at the Bylas Halloween Carnival,” he wrote in the Sunday post that remained active Wednesday evening. “I joined up with the Bylas Wellness Program and gave out information & candy and set up a ring toss booth. It was so awesome seeing the happy and enthusiastic faces of our children.”

Mr. Rambler recently joined other tribe leaders in signing a pledge opposed to the “racially offensive” name of the Washington Redskins, the Independent Journal reported.

Mr. Rambler is in Washington, D.C., this week for the White House Tribal Nations Conference.

The Apache chairman also met Wednesday with Sen. Bernard Sanders, Vermont independent and Democratic presidential-primary candidate, the Washington Free Beacon reported.

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