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Is learning a minority/indigenous language of another culture a form of cultural appropriation?


Mis à jour : 26 Avr 2015

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Cultural Appropriation is a common cause for concern among supporters of minority and indigenous languages and cultures. The controversies over the Washington Redskins name and the seemingly never ending stream of ill-conceived fashion and celebrity photo shoots depicting non-Native people wearing headdresses, feathers, and other stereotyped versions of “Native American” traditional dress are cases in point. But this week, an intriguing question was posed on a Facebook group dealing with Regional, Minority, and Indigenous Languages that takes the topic of Cultural Appropriation to a different front: learning the endangered minority and indigenous languages of other cultures. Lire la suite...