Re: Appropriation (again)

Following up my last post Appropriation vs. Misrepresentation.   I wanted to dig in a little further about appropriation relating to colonialism and specifically about First Nations relationship Colonialist Appropriation of Indigenous Cultures.   Indigenous Canadians have been subject to misappropriation and misrepresentation for generations. It's a symptom of colonialisms…

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Re: Appropriation vs. Misrepresentation

First, go read this: "To the new culture cops, everything is appropriation." "Appropriation" is not the problem. "Misrepresentation" is. Appropriation was coined as a postmodern concept. Maybe our most immediately recognizable examples in that era that helped define the concept are Warhol's screen prints of a Campbells' Soup can and…

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