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Moccasin maker apologizes for profiting off Native culture

Moccasins maker Minnetonka apologizes for profiting off Native culture. CEO David Miller detailed five commitments the company is making to Native American communities. Miller added that the company's brand language will change to provide greater transparency to the Native American influence. The company is also making a concerted effort to recruit Native American workers.
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CEO of Minnetonka Moccasins apologizes for profiting from Native American culture

The CEO of Minnetonka Moccasins issued an apology for profiting off of Native American culture.

13 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Minnetonka Moccasin Issues Apology For Appropriating Native Culture, Makes Commitment To Native Community

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — On Indigenous Peoples Day, Minnetonka Moccasin issued an acknowledgement and apology for benefitting from the appropriation of Native American culture. The company also made a commitment of support to the Native American community.The family-run Minneapolis company of nearly 75 years says it first publicly acknowledged the appropriation in the summer of 2020, but that it was “long overdue.” The company also dropped “moccasin…

16 days ago|United States
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Minnetonka shoe brand apologises for profiting off appropriated Indigenous culture

‘We deeply and meaningfully apologise for having benefited from selling Native-inspired designs without directly honouring Native culture or communities’

14 days ago|London, United Kingdom
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Minnetonka shoes apologizes for profiting off Native American imagery

Minnetonka, a popular Minnesota-based shoe brand known for its moccasins, has apologized to Native communities across the country for profiting off of designs inspired by Native culture.

14 days ago|Atlanta, United States
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Moccasin maker apologizes for profiting off Native culture

Moccasin maker Minnetonka is publicly apologizing for making money off of Native culture and promised to do more to support Indigenous communities in the future after 75 years in business

14 days ago|United States
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Moccasin maker Minnetonka apologizes to Native Americans

Minnesota-based footwear company Minnetonka promises steps including financial reparations to indigenous groups.

16 days ago|New York, United States
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Moccasin maker apologizes for profiting off Native culture

NEW YORK (AP) — Moccasin maker Minnetonka is publicly apologizing for making money off of Native culture and promised to do more to support Indigenous communities in the future after 75 years in business.

14 days ago|United States
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Moccasin maker apologizes for profits from Native culture

David Miller, the CEO of Minnetonka Moccasins, is issuing a public apology for profiting from Native American culture.

13 days ago|Washington, United States
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CEO of Minnetonka Moccasins apologizes for profiting from Native American culture

**HOLD FOR STORY BY SUSAN HAIGH** A dancer participates in an intertribal dance at Schemitzun on the Mashantucket Pequot Reservation in Mashantucket, Conn., Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) Jessica Hill/APCEO of Minnetonka Moccasins apologizes for profiting from Native American culture Matthew Miller October 13, 05:02 PMOctober 13, 05:02 PMThe CEO of Minnetonka Moccasins issued an apology for …

13 days ago|Washington, United States
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Moccasin maker apologizes for profiting off Native culture

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Retail WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Moccasin maker Minnetonka is publicly apologizing for making money off of Native culture and promised to do more to support Indigenous communities in the future after 75 years in business. In a statement posted Monday on its company website, Minnetonka CEO David Miller said the company is not a Native-owned business. He noted the Minneapolis-based company acknowledged its appropriation in the …

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