How the Flaming Lips Lost a Drummer Over Native American Appropriation

If you’ve been to a music festival in the last few years, you’ve probably noticed young, white people parading around in traditional Native American headdresses. It is a gross bit of cultural appropriation. Because the drummer for the Flaming Lips thought so, he was kicked out of the band after 12 years, in a controversy that involves the daughter of Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin.

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(Source: Gawker, via blackmagicalgirlmisandry)