Who is the Indian Arts and Crafts Act supposed to protect?

Oct 11, 2023
The Department of the Interior says it's adapting the law to better serve an evolving Native art economy. Traditional artists fear the update could open the door to mass-production and corporate abuse.
A Navajo woman weaves a traditional rug. Non-Native artists and businesses who falsely market art as “Native-made” face fines of up to $250,000 or jail time under IACA
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