Because It Is NOT A Native American-Owned Business
By ASSOCIATED PRESS and RACHEL SHARP
A Minnesota-based shoe firm has apologized for making moccasins because it is not owned by Native Americans, who pioneered the design of the traditional footwear.
Popular brand Minnetonka issued a statement Monday admitting the company had made money through ‘appropriation’ of Native American culture over the last 75 years.
‘We deeply and meaningfully apologize for having benefited from selling Native-inspired designs without directly honoring Native culture or communities,’ the statement read.
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