Topic: native american

Are All Native American-Inspired Accessories ‘Offensive’?

Are All Native American-Inspired Accessories 'Offensive'?

Back in April, Jezebel posted an article titled “Feathers And Fashion: Native American Is In Style” which pondered the iffy style trends appropriated from a hodgepodge of different tribal cultures. The conclusion?

“All of these cases romanticize Indianness, blur separate traditions (as well as the real and the fake), and some disregard Indian spirituality. So, no, it’s not cute to wear a feather in your hair or carry an Indian rug clutch, it’s thoughtless and insensitive.”

But as Thanksgiving grows nearer, we decided to reopen the issue: More »