October 2011: What Native American museum curators will never call the Urban Outfitters Navajo period. Their Navajo Nation threads stirred thousands of people to petition the company to remove their hats, flasks, and other tribal chic things deeply meaningful to Navajo men and women....

Urban Outfitter's offensive product line is one example of the ongoing cultural commodification and racism we face daily. If they had just used the prints and not the Navajo name would you still have backed this petition? Well, you certainly would not have the same legal standing and

Just a few months after sending Urban Outfitters a letter asking that it stop selling all of its Navajo-branded products, the Navajo Nation has sued the retailer for infringing its trademark — and its sole right to make and market products under its tribal name. Urban Outfitters responded to...

-themed products that featured Indian tribal prints, a boycott and lawsuit against the company was organized pretty quickly. In response to the pressure, Urban took down some of the products and renamed others to make them less offensive. Whether that will happen in this case or not remains...

their plans to sue the store, Urban has come under some very deserved fire for selling a trans-phobic novelty gift card, pegged to the old Jack & Jill nursery rhyme. Though the card is currently listed as "sold out", it reads: Jack and Jill Went up the hill So Jack could see Jill's...

It's always great to see brands remind us that products can also be fun and entertaining. Urban Outfitters new Mood Changing lipsticks are just that and comes in five pastel shades in Melancholy, Temper, Clarity, Vain, and Lust. Each one goes on extremely sheer showing different shades of pink...

Report" and "Indecision 2012″ such as graphic tees, mugs, tumblers, posters and buttons, designed by the shows, will be available in stores with the "Indecision 2012″ collection as the first exclusive product collaboration for Urban Outfitters with a TV network. Highlights from this...

Said to be insensitive and a racist attack on an indigenous people, the line features underwear, a strapless dress, cropped t-shirts and handbags- amongst other such 'Navajo' pieces. According to one Native American woman quoted on one website: "The tacky products Urban Outfitters are...

Here are things to know about the case: WHAT IS URBAN OUTFITTERS SEEKING? The Navajo Nation wants revenue from products sold by Urban Outfitters and its subsidiaries under the "Navajo" name dating back to 2008. The actual amount isn't quantified in court documents, but it could amount...

ALBUQUERQUE, United States — A federal judge has dismissed two counts in a lawsuit the Navajo Nation filed against clothing retailer Urban Outfitters Inc. US District Judge Bruce Black in New Mexico says the tribe didn't show that the "Navajo" mark is famous. Black wrote Friday that few...

 

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