Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Explore Colonialism, Settler and more!

* Chief Eagle ~ Salish chief; wore a headdress of highly prized golden eagle feathers, which signify that he was oiutstanding in battle. A complete tail of twelve eagle feathers could be traded for a pony ~ Artist by: steeelll *

(4 of 6) Cultural Appropriation: A Photographic Journey to Explain Why You Should Wash Off the Warpaint and Put Down the Headdress. Pick your Pocahontas. To clear something up: you wearing a headdress, a feather & warpaint, a sexy Pocahontas costume is like someone wearing blackface; not like a native person wearing jeans. [click on this image for a video and brief analysis of cultural representation as a practice of domination]