What is the tomahawk chop?

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It's a hand gesture (slowly moving the hand up and down as if chopping with an axe) generally accompanied by a wordless "war chant." Sometimes done with a foam "tomahawk" (small war axe used by some Native American tribes) in hand. Used by fans of the Atlanta Braves to cheer on the team. Similar gestures and chants have been used by fans of other "Indian"-themed teams. It's been criticized by some for perpetuating a racist stereotype, but not everyone agrees that it does or even that it holds meaning outside the game.
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