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According to the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990, it's illegal to sell items in a way that falsely implies they've been made by Native Americans. Which could be a problem for Urban Outfitters and its Navajo Hipster Panties. Last week, our sister site reported that Urban was in trouble with the Navajo Nation's Attorney General, who sent the company a cease and desist letter. Now, the New York Post has picked up the story. Their headline: "Navajos on warpath with Urban cowboys." Stay classy, you guys.
· The Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 [DOI]
· Could Urban Outfitters' Navajo Hipster Panty Actually Be Illegal? [Racked]
· Navajos on warpath with Urban cowboys [New York Post]