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Native American designers translate customs into contemporary looks

The clothes we wear often create powerful perceptions of who we are. And fashion is often intertwined with culture.

But an exhibition at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York reveals how Native Americans are developing their own contemporary look and changing the way we think about style and identity.

Jane O’Brien reports.

Edited by Joni Mazer Field

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