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ACD.net CFO, leaves scathing comments and derogatory remarks about Native American community
6/23/2014 4:23:07 PM - Public Relations

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The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe takes a stand against racist comments left on a phone message by Telecommunications Executive, Kirk Shewchuck, CFO of ACD.net, a telecommunications firm in Lansing, Michigan. Mr. Shewchuck left a message for Donald Seal, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Planning Engineer, on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.

Here is some of that conversation: "We'll see what happens. Those f**king Indians. Let's call them red man. You know what? f**kyou! let's sic the Sault(?) Sioux Tribe on you! Let 's get a good old fashioned Indian war going! woo woo woo woo woo (laughter) ... go up to the reservation and so you don't want a wireless tower here? You know what happens to your cell phone signals . .. (laughter). . .I'll turn it back on in a few minutes after you agree to .. .. maybe they would like that. " To hear the entire audio conversation go to www.sagchip.org.

Tribal Chief, Steve Pego, states ''These statements are just as irresponsible and disrespectful as those made by outspoken and often offensive Oakland County Executive, L Brooks Patterson. I wonder if ACD.net CEO, Kevin Schoen tolerates this type of racial and vulgar activity by his executives?"

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan has a long history of working with other companies to provide services and entertainment to Mid-Michigan in a mutually respectful manner.

Chief Pego further states "In today's society, tolerance and mutual respect are still goals to be obtained and not what we assume we should have. That in itself is a sad reality. I would ask that all Native Americas and other minority groups stand with us in denouncing Mr. Kirk Shewchuck and ACD.net"

For more information contact Frank J. Cloutier, Public Relations Director, (989) 775-4076 or fcloutier@sagchip.org

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