Photo by Kate Tomlinson
Don't Feed the #Pretendian
Discussion of Johnny Depp's Sauvage Ad with Native journalist and monthly co-host Jacqueline Keeler .
Dior's recent pulling of a Sauvage ad campaign featuring Johnny Depp calls into question a Native American organization's role in approving it after a backlash on social media. Can Pretendians be brought into the fold to genuinely help Native Americans? Or is the act of appropriating identity too laden with colonization and a sense of entitlement to Indigenous identity?