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Cultural appropriation in fashion drawing critics

headdress_hm_THE CANADIAN PRESS_.JPGWhile clothing brands may argue they are paying tribute to Native people by selling Aboriginal-inspired accessories, many consumers aren't buying it.

An Ojibwa-Mohawk woman from Winnipeg was infuriated by fake headdresses being sold as fashion accessories at popular retailer H&M. She managed to get the company to take the items off shelves across the country.


Ted Van Alst, Director of the Native American Cultural Center at Yale University joined us this morning to take a look at this popular trend in the fashion industry.

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