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I have been charged with cultural appropriation for my headpiece designs. It has been suggested that I should be skewered. I am crushed by this. I am inspired by beauty from many cultures. I do not feel that I am taking anything away from them when I make a piece of art inspired by them. Am I?

Date: 2017-05-30 12:08 am (UTC)
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I'm curious to know who approached you about this and what the venue was (i.e., on line, in person, etc.). I'm very sorry you got hurt :( I'm wondering if there is a way to have a dialogue with that person? To see if there is a way to address their concerns or to learn from it and turn it into something positive?

Sending you hugs, honey.

Date: 2017-05-30 03:43 pm (UTC)
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That's disappointing :(
I would have expected either someone who was down to open up a dialogue or someone who was legitimately upset. Not someone who would pretend it was a joke. Ugh.

I have been asked by one person when sharing your Etsy page how the Kali headdress *isn't* cultural appropriation - but I've never felt like it was my question to answer.

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