Tulsa, Oklahoma. – FC Tulsa unveiled its third uniform for 2023, the Indigenous kit, on Tuesday morning, with the club set to unveil it at Indigenous Night on July 12. This jersey was designed by Dr. Jessica Moore Harjo, owner and designer of Weomepe Designs, as a way to bring Indigenous arts, sports and communities together.
“Art is often overlooked or underestimated in its impact on any project,” says Harjo. “In our communities, art can be not only healing, but it can also bring identity. .”
The Indigenous uniform, which is the bird of Oklahoma, highlights the striking scissortail pattern that is a key feature of the FC Tulsa crest and is brought to life by the bold patina, black and gold that make up the club’s color palette. is imbued with
“Scissor tails symbolize different things in the indigenous community,” Harjo explained. “For me, scissortails have always been my favorite because they are both playful and powerful. It’s a great design.”