Native Americans Try On “Indian” Halloween Costumes

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown October 20th, 2015 Last Updated on: October 31st, 2018

Buzzfeed Videos just released a new video with Natives, this time getting them to talk about those horribly obnoxious “Indian” costumes we always see during Halloween.

And they actually had folks try them on!

These Natives have stronger nerves than I do.

I could never put any of these costumes on!

Like one guy said, “I feel like I need a really big shower after wearing this crap.”


Luckily I have not seen someone wearing these costumes during the Halloween season or out at a party.

But you know I would be throwing some serious side eye if I did!

What will you or your kids be wearing for Halloween this year?

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Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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Although I don’t enjoy people making fun of anybody, I do allow for ignorance…especially when I see people who are wanting to be like us. The sexy ones are quite amusing because they just don’t get that our people are just born that way…hahaha. S r riously though, I enjoy anytime I get a chance to educate others about our people…whether ignorance or actual curiosity.

Linda Strawn

I absolutely love that you post these videos of Native People commenting on things most non-natives take for granted.

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