October 19, 2021
  • October 19, 2021

Articles Posted by Jill J. Walker

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by on October 17, 2021 0

UNTIL 31 OCTOBER STOCKBRIDGE, MA – Greek-American artist Peter D. Gerakaris’ mosaic installation of Neo-Byzantine Spotted Owls at the Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road in Stockbridge. Translated into mosaic by Miotto Mosaic Art Studios, the installation is part of the outdoor sculpture exhibition Taking Flight curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody. Concha Martinez Barreto, […]

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“Cinehassee” Film Festival Explores Latin American Culture

by on October 16, 2021 0

Hispanic Graduate Student Association (HiGSA) celebrates its fifth edition “Cinéhassee” Ibero-American Film Festival throughout the month, with films that showcase Indigenous communities. Film festival director Luis Porto said the theme emerged after careful planning to highlight the history and continued cultural significance of these communities in Latin America and beyond. “I find it interesting to […]

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Minnetonka Moccasins CEO apologizes for taking advantage of Native American culture

by on October 13, 2021 0

The CEO of Minnetonka Moccasins has apologized for taking advantage of Native American culture. The company is committed to doing more to support tribal communities and has timed its Monday apology to coincide with Columbus Day / Indigenous Peoples Day. AMERICAN ATROCITIES? KAMALA HARRIS KNOWS NOTHING “We deeply and significantly apologize for benefiting from selling […]

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Minnetonka CEO apologizes for appropriating Native American culture: NPR

by on October 12, 2021 0

A child-sized Minnetonka suede and leather moccasin, pictured in 2011. The company apologized for appropriating Native American culture and pledged to do more to support Indigenous communities. Carlos Osorio / Toronto Star via Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Carlos Osorio / Toronto Star via Getty Images A child-sized Minnetonka suede and leather moccasin, pictured […]

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Moccasin maker Minnetonka apologizes for appropriating Native American culture

by on October 12, 2021 0

A child-sized Minnetonka suede and leather moccasin, pictured in 2011. The company apologized for appropriating Native American culture and pledged to do more to support Indigenous communities. Carlos Osorio | Toronto Star via Getty Images Minneapolis-based shoe company Minnetonka is not actually run by Native Americans, its CEO admitted Monday. David Miller released the statement […]

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