June 11, 2014

Why Germans Play Indian Dress Up

Jason Overdorf, Global Post

The Associated Press

Many Germans are fascinated by the Wild West and a romanticized stereotype of “the Indians.” But with tens of thousands of German hobbyists donning feathers and camping in teepees on the weekends, real Native Americans have begun to wonder whether some Germans love them just a little too much.

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