The problem with appropriation of cultural appropriation
By Sheila CoppsOct. 15, 2018
When future generations hold exclusive ownership of ancestral cultural symbols, dissemination becomes limited and survival is threatened. The opportunity to grow a culture is dependent on cross-pollination and evolution.
Given the broad brush that can even paint Halloween in a negative light, it appears this debate will continue for years to come, writes Sheila Copps. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
OTTAWA—Halloween used to be a children’s candy blowout that spanned a couple of days.
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