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Why You Shouldn’t ‘Dress Up Like a Native’ on Halloween

For many, Halloween is the most exciting time of year; for others, it’s a disheartening holiday that perpetuates the dehumanization of their culture and heritage. Richmond’s Isabella Zizi is tired of having to explain to people why ‘dressing like a native’ is disrespectful. “Many times people think they are respecting or representing indigenous people when they purchase the outrageous costumes online. They are doing the exact opposite.” Read more at Richmond Pulse.


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This entry was posted on October 26, 2017 by in Print, Richmond Pulse and tagged , .

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