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cultural appropriation

  1. Ishna

    General Cultural Borrowing Is Great; The Problem Is Disrespect

    Who owns yoga—or ‘talking black’ or Samurai regalia? No one, but that doesn’t mean it’s OK to use them in ways that ridicule or exploit the cultures they come from. By Kwame Anthony Appiah (Source) Should we be tying ourselves in knots over the growing popularity of yoga? Some think so...
  2. seekingsikhi

    New Sikhs And Wearing The 5ks

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh Sangat ji, I'm a college student. As I was coming out of chemistry yesterday I noticed a group of Christians talking to other students. I remembered these people from last year, and that they were attempting to convert people through a combination...
  3. Ishna

    Cultural Appropriation And Expressions Of Sikhi

    Sikhs of non-Punjabi or non-Indian background walk a fine line. Coming to Sikhi, straight away we are faced with Punjabi language in the Gurdwara, punjabi suits, kakkars, Gurmukhi script, kirtan and Punjabi food. It gets more complicated from there, as the non-Punjabi Sikh tries to determine...