(CNN) Disney said it regrets a performance at its Orlando theme park by a high school cheerleading squad after it received backlash for the routine’s depictions of Native Americans. A widely circulated video of the Port Neches-Groves High School “Indianettes” from Texas shows the team dancing and chanting “scalp ’em Indians, scalp ’em” while performing moves that appear to appropriate Native American culture in a parade at Disney’s Magic Kingdom theme park. Disney employees are staging walkouts over company’s response to the ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill “The live performance in our park did not reflect our core values, and we regret it took place,” Disney spokesperson Jacquee Wahler said in a statement. “It was not consistent with the audition tape the school provided and we have immediately put measures in place so this is not repeated.” Tara Houska, an Ojibwe tribal attorney and advocate, tweeted the video. “Shame on @DisneyParks hosting this,” Houska wrote. “Nostalgic racism is RACISM.” Read More On its website , the school district said the “Indianettes” drill team has been a tradition for over 50 years. CNN reached out to the school district on Saturday and Sunday for comment but did not hear back. The school… Read full this story
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