cultural appropriation

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Native Appropriations

A site dedicated to discussing and profiling instances of cultural appropriation and other stereotypical and problematic representations of Native peoples
Jan 29, 2014
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I'm Jamaican but it's not Rob Ford's patois that offends me

Dr. Lisa Tomlinson
Rob Ford speaking Jamaican may enhance his image as "down-to-earth" (not), but it should not discourage us from critically examining issues such as politicians friending socially marginalized groups.
Aug 23, 2012

Activist Communique: DIY sweat lodge?

Krystalline Kraus
Instead of authentic traditional healing or ceremony, what the mainstream gets is a murky spiritual soup, weakened by the lack of authority and traditional knowledge.
Mar 3, 2012

What's in a name, Urban Outfitters?

The recent lawsuit launched by the Navajo Nation against Urban Outfitters is an example of one way in which indigenous peoples are protecting our collective rights.


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