How Native American Halloween Costumes are Culturally Appropriated

Alex Indovina
9 min readOct 20, 2020
Chief Hollow Horn Bear, Sioux, credits: @bostonpubliclibrary, unsplash

Halloween is approaching, in one form or another. It’s likely, even amidst the pandemic, there’ll be parties, trick-or-treating, and eccentric costume contests. Some Halloween aspects will probably stay the same — having too much “blood wine,” eating those Reese’s Cups that were meant for the kids, maybe even texting that ex you shouldn’t be texting. Many others will also…

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Alex Indovina

Just your average dude with a master’s in history who enjoys writing, huskies, and cheap wine.