Native/American Fashion 12 | Problematics of Cultural Appropriation Q&A

by Adrienne Keene & Joe Horse Capture & Lynette Nylander & Kathleen Ash-Milby


April 22, 2017

Native/American Fashion: Inspiration, Appropriation, and Cultural Identity explores fashion as a creative endeavour and an expression of cultural identity, the history of Native fashion, issues of problematic cultural appropriation in the field, and examples of creative collaborations and best practices between Native designers and fashion brands. In this segment, speakers from the second panel, Problematics of Cultural Appropriation in Contemporary Fashion, return to the stage to take questions from the audience. The panel is moderated by Kathleen Ash-Milby of the National Museum of the American Indian. Panelists include Adrienne Keene of Brown University, Joe Horse Capture of the Minnesota Historical Society, writer, editor, and creative consultant Lynette Nylander, and Susan Scafidi of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham Law School.

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