(6 of 6) Cultural Appropriation: A Photographic Journey to Explain Why You Should Wash Off the Warpaint and Put Down the Headdress. AND IT'S NOT JUST NATIVES THAT THINK YOU ARE BEING OFFENSIVE...[click on this image for a video and brief analysis of cultural representation as a practice of domination]
Roller Coaster Highway, Tulsa, Oklahoma. (The technical name of this road is “County Road NS 366.” It’s one mile west of “Old Highway 56, and about 1.5 miles west of State Highway 56, just north of Wewoka, Oklahoma.)
2 Spirit Is Not for White ppl -Two spirit does not equal both a masculine and feminine spirit. -Two spirit is not the same as bigender. -Two spirit is a term invented by First Nations People in 1990 who felt like "LGBTQ" didn't fit their experience as indigenous people.-When non Native's call themselves two spirit, IT IS APPROPRIATION. -Stop Colonial Violence. #Idlenomore [click on this image for a video and brief analysis of cultural representation as a practice of domination]
Showing my true, real self is hard. Bullied, teased, made fun of for who you really were is hard to come from. That's why people put up walls, barriers, masks, to hide behind. They're afraid that people will do it again, just like the people before.