Is playing Indian wrong?
Is there a difference between wearing Blackface and dressing up like an “Indian”? If so, what?
I say this not in an accusatory manner—I’ve been a Boy Scout with Indian headdress for Halloween, before, and if I thought about it at all I likely thought I was doing some small token honor to our Native American friends, who are, to every boy, so cool.
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Photo at top: Jen Mussari
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