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Chanel needs to understand Indigenous anger. There's nothing 'luxury' about it | Nayuka Gorrie

‘To be completely honest I thought it was a joke because nothing about it made sense.’ Picture - a boomerang made by Chanel costing $1,930. Photograph: Chanel

As a 26-year-old Aboriginal woman I am not in Chanel’s key marketing demographic. I don’t imagine a lot of Aboriginal people are – we are some of the poorest people in the country we come from. We have been dispossessed of our land in a brutal colonial project beginning at the end of the 18th century that is still ongoing.

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