Another Native American Tribe Cancels Ted Nugent Concert After He Refers To Them As ‘Unclean Vermin’

Ted Nugent is finding himself with more and more free time as a result of his racist remarks as a second Native American tribe has decided to cancel his concerts.

Earlier this week, the right-wing rocker made deplorable comments about Native Americans in response to the cancellation of his August 4th concert at a casino operated by the Coeur D’ Alene tribe of Worley, Idaho.

“I take it as a badge of honor that such unclean vermin are upset by me and my positive energy,” Nugent said. “By all indicators, I don’t think they actually qualify as people, but there has always been a lunatic fringe of hateful, rotten, dishonest people that hate happy, successful people.”

Nugent’s disgusting racism has now caused the Puyallup Native American tribe of Tacoma, Washington to cancel not just one, but two upcoming Ted Nugent concerts that were to be held at Emerald Queen Casino on August 2nd and August 3rd.

In a statement, Puyallup Tribal Council Vice President Lawrence W. LaPointe said that despite freedom of speech, Nugent’s racist words sparked enough outrage in the community to make the decision to cancel an easy one.

“The First Amendment gives people the right free speech, but I think racism is intolerable and not acceptable here,” LaPointe said. “We’ve been getting lots of complaints from the community and other organizations. I don’t want to take away his right to say what he wants to say, but we don’t need it here.”

Here’s the video via Seattle’s King 5 News.

The Puyallup tribe joins the Coeur D’ Alene tribe and a town in Texas as those who have put an end to a Ted Nugent appearance before it ever happened. It is refreshing to see more people finally taking a stand against Nugent and his racism. Racism is wrong. Saying certain groups of human beings don’t qualify as people is wrong. And more people and venues need to step up and punish Nugent for saying these awful things in the only way they can: by hitting him directly in his wallet and refusing to give him a platform from which to spew his hate.