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Your culture or mine? : Analyzing the misuse of sacred cultural items

Your culture or mine? : Analyzing the misuse of sacred cultural items

Emily K. Rabasto and Emily K. Rabasto

May 4, 2015

Before it was called appropriating, it was called stealing. Cultural appropriation is the act of one race or culture taking aspects of another, usually without permission, and using them to raise their own status or gain more power. The nickname of “The Melting Pot” was given to American in...

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