Anonymous asked: I had ravioli for dinner last night. Is that appropriationist? It had mozzarella cheese on it, too.
Anonymous asked: is pizza cultural appropriation?
Anonymous asked: to the anon who said henna is "sacred"- henna is involved with holidays and ceremonies but it's more of a cultural thing, not inherently religious. It's used in a lot of countries in south Asia and the middle east, not just by Indians/Hindus. And btw its a plant. I don't think nature should be off limits to anyone
Anonymous asked: how about all of these white people clowning around about the end of the mayan calendar?
Anonymous asked: Moccasins: An example of cultural appropriation or not? Does it depend on who wears them?
Anonymous asked: to the anon that said they wanted a henna tattoo: the appropriate name for it is Mehndi. It is a cultural and sacred thing in India. It is used for Karva Chauth, Teej, weddings, etc. It is ceremonial art. It is not ment as a hobby, or as something you do because it's fun. It is sacred. It's turned into cultural appropriation. It's wrong over all.
Anonymous asked: When does interest in cultures other than ones own become appropriation? I mean, I make jewelry and take inspiration from anything and everything, from colors to styles to shapes. Not to sound like a douchebag, and I apologize if I do.
Anonymous asked: Based on your interest in appropriation and ignorance, perhaps you would be interested in my blog, fucknoculturallyignorant. It's basically an archive of the stupid shit people say when they're trying to appear worldly. :) Any contributions would be appreciated.
Anonymous asked: I've long wanted a tattoo of a girl wearing a fox skin on her head; I have my own spiritual beliefs (pagan) which this tattoo would represent, however I've recently realised this could be construed as taking something from Native American/Mayan/Egyptian/various indigenous cultures that commonly use animal headdress in ceremony, as I am a white Australian with European heritage. Do you...
Anonymous asked: I've always wanted a henna tattoo, but I'm not Indian. I admire the work and patience put into them, as well as the design work. However, would it be offensive if I had one?