Anonymous asked: I appreciate all POC for rebuking me. Blogs, etc help me educate and refine myself. Thank u 4 enduring my white oblivion, correcting me out of love, so that I can learn to teach my silly people. If we go beyond taking it personally, we can use sardonic humor to accept the effects of our racist culture on our psyches. I forgive myself and i'll change, without expecting POC to forgive. ...
Anonymous asked: By the way, in response to the ask about using blue woad paint, no. Just don't. Coming from the daughter of a Cherokee man and a Scottish mother, whose direct ineage is almost completely Celtic, no. That is no more okay than using Native American war paint for shits and giggles. Specifically when it's still British instead of Scottish or Irish or Welsh, when those people still struggle...
Anonymous asked: You are a flat out fucking racist.You can bitch and moan about other people insulting and offending you, stereotyping and appropriating, but you do nothing but make stupid, ignorant, racist comments.You are no better than any of the ignorant jack offs that you claim to be offended by. You're just another bored suburban kid desperate for a soap box to feel special. You're sad, and I pity...
What hurts Indians most is that our costumes are considered beautiful, but it’s...– Rigoberta Menchu, Nobel Peace Prize winner, in I, Rigoberta Menchu. (via karmapoliceofficer)
The thing about cultural appropriation is that the appropriator does not have to...– - Turbans on the Runway: What does it mean for Sikhs? by Sonny Singh Brooklynwala (July 10th, 2012) ^^^this^^ (via thisisnotindia)
Anonymous asked: Hi, I was just wondering, how is wearing Henna or the Hand of Hamsa cultural appropriation?
Anonymous asked: do you ever feel envious that so many people from different cultures and races can live their lives without being offended by everything they see while you must point out and complain about teenage girls wearing headresses, etc?
Anonymous asked: I genuinely tried googling to see if this is a thing before comin' here, but I can't find anything specifically about this, so - is ear cuff jewelry appropriative of Indian culture? Other white people wearing ear-cuffs-connected-to-earrings has always made me wary, but I'm not sure if that's just because the people wearing them also seem to think wearing bindis is fine. Oof. Do...
ass-tits-n-legs asked: hi, i wanted to apologize for an incorrect label on a picture i posted. i did not mean to offend you and i'm sorry. i went and fixed the incorrect labeling. and i'll be sure not to make this mistake again. once again i am sorry and i did not mean to offend you or anyone else