CNNPh: Do we give proper credit to the creators of our indigenous textiles.

“You give credit to whoever’s the original creator of the textile. ‘Yun lang naman. Dalawa lang naman ‘yung basic na cultural appropriation. Una is you have no knowledge of the textile, ‘yung cultural significance. Second is wala kang respect. Kunwari, funerary blanket tapos ginawa mong evening gown. Ginawa mong bedsheet ‘yung

para sa patay. That’s lack of respect. If you’re ignorant of the textile, and you’re using it in a way na hindi ‘yun ang dapat na gamit niya. That’s already cultura appropriation.”

Read more:  https://cnnphilippines.com/life/culture/2017/10/02/indigenous-textile-cultural-appropriation.html

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