ASK YOUR RELATIVE QUESTIONS

Tags: 02 - Identity, 03 - Intolerance, 04 - Non-Native Allies

Culture is not a costume!

Hi there! I’m Auntie Jane and I’ve thought a lot about your question. Your friend thinks dressing up like a Native for Halloween is harmless. At the end of the night, she can take off that costume and get dressed in her normal clothes and for her, life goes on. Cultural appropriation actually causes harm though. Like, real people are…
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