Is Kate guilty of cultural misappropriation by including TEEPEE in her garden?

KATE Middleton has revealed her design for a “woodland wilderness” garden at the Chelsea Flower Show - but by including a teepee in the layout the duchess risks falling foul of accusations of cultural misappropriation, one leading sociologist has suggested.

The Duchess of Cambridge based her garden on the needs of children - but already it has been suggested she may ruffle some feathers with Native Americans who have for centuries regarded the cone-shaped tent as a sacred object. Some may see it as a bold move on the mum-of-three’s part to use the ancient living space as a prop in her garden designed to “trigger memories of time spent in nature”. Kensington Palace said the space, which also includes a treehouse, waterfall,...
source: Express

2019-02-10 18:17
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