Furious Native Americans force Urban Outfitters to remove "Navajo" description from fashion items


Furious Native Americans force Urban Outfitters to remove “Navajo” description from fashion items

3:25 PM on 20th October 2011

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Offensive: Urban Outfitters has replaced the word “Navajo” with “printed” in product names on its U.S. website after anger from Native Americans

Open letter: Sasha Houston Brown, 24, from Dakota, was inspired to contact Urban Outfitters after she visited a store in Minneapolis

Open letter: Sasha Houston Brown, 24, from Dakota, was inspired to contact Urban Outfitters after she visited a store in Minneapolis

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On trend: Urban Outfitters had described 21 different products as “Navajo” on its U.S. website last week. They include underwear, socks and even a hip flask