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A child-size Minnetonka suede and leather moccasin, pictured in 2011. The company has apologized for appropriating Native American culture and promised to do more to support Indigenous communities. Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star via Getty Images hide caption

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Native American protesters stand outside the Phoenix office of a retailer of "sexy Native American" costumes last year. For some ethnic and racial groups, Halloween has long been haunted by costumes that perpetuate stereotypes and instances of cultural appropriation. Terry Tang/AP hide caption

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Cultural Appropriation, A Perennial Issue On Halloween

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Baked crema Mexicana doughnuts with a blood orange glaze, as featured in the food blog Chicano Eats. On his bilingual blog, Esteban Castillo shares traditional and fusion Mexican recipes. The blog has a stunning, minimalist aesthetic meant to challenge the way people see Mexican food. Esteban Castillo hide caption

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