"Indian Market Special" Fail.

In headdress, Indian Market, SWAIA by Adrienne K.8 Comments

This weekend is Santa Fe Indian Market in New Mexico, a big deal art market that draws thousands of Native artists, art buyers, and visitors to the area. Apparently “Estrella’s Moroccan Spa” thought they would capitalize on the huge influx of folks with money to burn by hosting an “Indian Market Special”–but of course, Indians=a fake chicken feather headdress on …

Hipster Headdress, Outside Lands. Le Sigh.

In hipster headdress, hipsters, music festivals, outside lands by Adrienne K.6 Comments

(via SF Weekly) Why isn’t the music-festival-going population sick of this trend yet? Aren’t the hipster-ish ones known for abandoning things once they become “mainstream”? I will say, however, that this is the only picture I’ve come across in the coverage of the festival so far. Even twitter was remarkably quiet. Of course, if you spot any others, send them …

Alien Appropriations?

In alien appropriations, cowboys and aliens, Hollywood stereotypes by Adrienne K.4 Comments

I’ve been a little negative lately, so I wanted to share a quick conversation with my parents and my friend Chris that made me laugh: Me (to Chris): Have you seen Cowboys and Aliens yet? What did you think? Chris: It was ok. Me: There are Indians in it right? Am I going to be offended? Dad: I, personally, was …

Native Ex-NBC Employee "Siouxs" for Harassment

In NY post, Ridiculously Maddening Quote of the Day, workplace harassment by Adrienne K.4 Comments

Dear New York Post, I read your August 5th article entitled “Native American ex-NBC employee suing for harassment”. While I commend you for covering the story, which details the horrific harrassment of a Native American employee of NBC Universal, I couldn’t help but be troubled by one aspect of your coverage. Being a blogger, I copied the url to the …

No Khloe, I do not like your "tribal look"

In Cher, cherokee, half breed, headdress, Khloe Kardashian, The K in Adrienne K is not for Kardashian by Adrienne K.10 Comments

Our dear friend Khloe Kardashian is back at her dress up antics. Remember back in October when she tweeted a picture of her wearing a headdress? Well this week she stepped it up a bit and posted a picture from a professional photo shoot with a huge war bonnet. See above. The accompanying tweet read: “What do you guys think …