Charlee Fraser Talks Proudly Of Her Awabalkal Ancestors For S Moda El Pais November 2018

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Model Charlee Fraser covers the November 2018 issue of S Moda El Pais. Ana Fernandez Abadj styles Charlee in Marc Jacobs canary color coat and gloves, Gucci, Versace, Calvin Klein 205W39NYC and more in images by Henrique Gendre. / Hair by Roberto Di Cuia; makeup by Linda Gradin

In her interview, Charlee talks about being “"the first Australian indigenous model on the radar of the international fashion industry," in the words of WWD. "It's amazing for me to think about it. I do not carry it as a responsibility, but as an honor. It is important to vindicate my indigenous side, they are my roots and I want to continue talking about them, because it is a part of me that I love and value. Breaking stereotypes makes me feel good.”

Tommy Hilfiger Adaptive: Fall 2018 Independence Campaign Celebrates Uniqueness

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Tommy Hilfiger has launched its fall 2018 ‘Independence’ campaign with a 60-second video to support the adaptive collection, available at Tommy.com.

In keeping with values and attitudes of younger people, the campaign is focused around the theme of independence and embracing the power of every individual. Every individual in the campaign celebrates their uniqueness, writes WWD.

The “Independence” campaign was directed by James Rath, who was born legally blind as a result of ocular albinism and nystagmus and features Dmitry Kim a hip-hop dancer and leg amputee; Mia Armstrong, a 6-year old with Down’s syndrome; Lauren “Lolo” Spencer, who has ALS; Gavin McHugh, a surfer with cerebral palsy; Hailey Villarreal, an actress with cerebral palsy; Hunter Brown, an opera singer with autism; Jacob Santiago, a skateboarder who is visually impaired, and Miracle Pelayo, an actress with cerebral palsy.

“The democratization of fashion is one of the core values the brand was founded on,” said Tommy Hilfiger, founder and principal designer of Hilfiger. “The Tommy Hilfiger Adaptive collection continues to build on that vision of inclusivity, transforming the way the fashion industry defines diversity by serving to the needs of people with disabilities.”

New York Art Community Responds To Apparent Beheading Of Jamal Khashoggi By Rejecting Saudi Funds

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum and Columbia University have responded to the apparent seizure and Turkish reports of hideous torture and beheading by the Saudi government of Washington Post journalist and American legal resident Jamal Khashoggi.

ArtNet News reports that Saudi funding for a new Arab art initiative is under the microscope. The diplomatic crisis coincides with the launch in New York of the first-ever Arab Art & Education Initiative, a year-long cultural exchange across the city’s five boroughs.

The Middle East Art Institute, a think tank based in Washington, DC, withdrew from the program almost immediately after news broke about Khashoggi walking into the Saudi embassy in Istanbul and not being seen again.

Eighty-five percent of the Arab Art and Education Initiative’s funding comes from sources outside of Saudi Arabia, according to artNet News.

Bushwick, Brooklyn's Oko Farms Brings Aquaponics And A School Of Fish To The People

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Bushwick, Brooklyn's Oko Farms Brings Aquaponics And A School Of Fish To The People

Nigerian-born Yemi Amu shares a look at Oko Farms, a Bushwick, Brooklyn aquaponics system housing both fish and plants with the same water source since 2013. Given that about 70 percent of freshwater is used for agriculture globally, Oko Farms is recycling at its best. Jen Maylack interviews the urban farmer for Vogue US.

When Amu first encountered the concept of aquaponics, she realized this technique, which uses fish waste to fertilize plants grown in water, and then in turn allows the plants to filter toxins from the water so it can safely be returned to fish, had massive potential. It’s a symbiotic system, relying on the relationship between fish, plants and microbes.  “Nature is really efficient, and I fell in love with that efficiency,“ Amu says. “That source of locally raised sustainable protein, nobody is doing it.”

Seeking knowledge about her own eating disorder, the urban farmer began studying Ayurveda and its emphasis on holistic nutrition, supported by the idea that food is medicine. She then attended Teachers College, Columbia University for a Master’s Degree in Health and Nutrition Education. Soon came rooftop gardening and a passion that grabbed her being.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Releases DNA Report Concluding Strong Evidence Of Her American Indian Ancestor

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has called Trump’s bluff, releasing Monday morning a DNA test suggesting “strong evidence” that she has a distant Native American ancestor.

The DNA analysis, by Stanford University professor Carlos D. Bustamante concludes that “the vast majority” of Warren’s ancestry is European but that “the results strongly support the existence of an unadmixed Native American ancestor in the individual’s pedigree, likely in the range of 6-10 generations ago.”

The finding supports Warren’s family story about her Oklahoma upbringing that her great-great-great-grandmother O.C. Sarah Smith was all or partially Native American.

At a July 2018 political rally in Montana, Trump claimed that he would donate $1 million to Warren if she took a DNA test “and it shows you’re an Indian.”

After the early morning release of her DNA test, Warren tweeted Trump a reminded of his promise, advising him: “Please send the check to the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center” an organization the senator described as “a nonprofit working to protect Native women from violence.”

GlamTribal Goddess Shell Lava Necklace Is Pure Winnie Harlow Parisian Elegance

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GlamTribal Goddess Shell Lava Necklace Is Pure Winnie Harlow Parisian Elegance

Winnie Harlow’s Parisian Elegance Inspire GlamTribal Tribal Goddess Shell Lava Necklace See blog post

Top model Winnie Harlow is styled by Camille Seydoux in hyper-feminine, couture beauty, lensed in Paris by Jacques Burga for Harper’s Bazaar Mexico and Latin America November 2018.

Winnie Harlow is a total goddess, not only in fashion shoots but also her humanitarian work. Looking at these fashion images, I was immediately inspired by our GlamTribal NS106 Tribal Goddess Creme Green Shells Lava Necklace w/Earrings $95.

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