Star Magazine

August 5, 2014 7:00 PM

Native Americans gaining ground in their quest to educate public about traditional headdresses

Many Native American tribes wear a variety of traditional headdresses that bear significant cultural meaning and are not bestowed lightly. But appearances of native regalia in popular culture — such as in singer Pharrell Williams’ recent photoshoot for fashion magazine Elle UK — often miss the point entirely and can be highly offensive.

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