Ruby Love Joy, from squaw headbands to gaia breastplates
She wrote to the company and said:
As is most excellently pointed out by Andy Smith, this mythologisation is not a small, unimportant thing. When I discuss issues like cultural appropriation, people quite often ask me, “don’t you have more important things to worry about?” To which I am forced to reply, “these portrayals and beliefs about who we are is a major factor in why we have so very much to worry about.”
appears to be gone. Perhaps enough people read this posting and sent the company complaints. In any case, good riddance.