In response to the violences that come with the process of colonization, Indigenous communities have in other words developed ways to include ideas and values that are hidden or only referred to obliquely, never intended to be understood by those in the dominant culture, ensuring that cultural practices and beliefs remain in ways that are invisible to the colonial gaze, but scream loudly to the colonized.
«NO ONE CAN REALLY OWN CULTURE»
«To a trained eye, the costumes marketed by said company are of course easily spotted as fake, but its not so much a question of the visuals being authentic or not. To a much larger degree, the problem is that our cultures are still perceived as a free for all, the property of no one and therefore applicable to everyone.»
In the beginning
where I soon learned that Indiana Jones did not equal a realistic portrayal of archaeologists. Still, I grew to love it