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NOTE 3rd July 2012:

I have closed my shop and sincerely apologize to anyone who came here looking for my work! Please have a look at my website http://www.neetainari.com/ or my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/neetainari for examples of my work, contact info etc.

Once again I apologize for any inconvenience to my friends and customers, but this was a choice I felt I had to make in order to maintain my own image and integrity. I'm tired of Etsy harbouring cultural appropriators and those who see no problem aligning themselves with this ongoing eradication, exploitation and genocide of indigenous and minority cultures worldwide.

This is not a safe place nor does it invite participation from all interested—not when anybody from a minority culture, not necessarily even indigenous, has to constantly brace…

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  • Born on August 17
  • Joined March 12, 2008

About

NOTE 3rd July 2012:

I have closed my shop and sincerely apologize to anyone who came here looking for my work! Please have a look at my website http://www.neetainari.com/ or my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/neetainari for examples of my work, contact info etc.

Once again I apologize for any inconvenience to my friends and customers, but this was a choice I felt I had to make in order to maintain my own image and integrity. I'm tired of Etsy harbouring cultural appropriators and those who see no problem aligning themselves with this ongoing eradication, exploitation and genocide of indigenous and minority cultures worldwide.

This is not a safe place nor does it invite participation from all interested—not when anybody from a minority culture, not necessarily even indigenous, has to constantly brace themselves for exploitative and appropriative art being featured on the front page no less. As an indigenous person I cannot afford the drain of maintaining a presence on such a platform that accepts and condones almost any kind of an attack on indigenous and minority cultures.

I will still be responding to convos, but Neeta Inari Duddjon has moved on and I will be presenting my work through different fora from now on.

All the best,
Neeta

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