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  • Festivals crack down on cultural appropriation
  • Festivals crack down on cultural appropriation
    Thomas Hawk (2014) ©
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Festivals crack down on cultural appropriation

Bindis and Native American headdresses have both enjoyed fashion’s limelight, especially when sported by sun-kissed youths at music festivals. But when does cultural appreciation veer into offensive appropriation? Music festivals are increasingly taking a stance, with some banning headdresses.

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