Native/American Fashion 5 | Sherry Farrell Racette

by Sherry Farrell Racette


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, we hear from the third panelist to speak on the topic Mobility and Cultural Identity Through Fashion, Sherry Farrell Racette of University of Manitoba. Her talk is titled Ball Gowns, Moccasins, and Black Beaver Hats: York Factory and Red River as Sites of Fashion Innovation.

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