JUST BECAUSE YOU DON’T HAVE DARK SKIN, DOESN’T MEAN YOU AREN’T A POC!!!

See the people in the photos above (by Erika Larsen)? They’re Sami, an indigenous group that is basically the Scandinavian equivalent of Native Americans. They come in all shapes, colors, and sizes, but fair features are a prevalent trait among the population.

Disney has not come out and said what race or ethnicity the main characters in Frozen are. Don’t you think it’s pretty presumptuous that when you see a fair haired, fair skinned character, you categorize them into the homogeneous group known as “white people” even though in the same breath you demand recognition of each different type of dark-skinned POC?

You complain that the clothes worn by Anna and Kristoff are co-opted from Sami culture, but do a quick Google search on what Sami people look like. Is it possible, if you widen your incredibly narrow worldview, that one or both of these characters IS IN FACT of Sami heritage? And if so, that they are actually POC, even if they’re aren’t the exact shade of color you want them to be?

  1. miss-darling-prissbitch reblogged this from stoppokingit
  2. metalmanky306 reblogged this from delusivewhisper
  3. delusivewhisper reblogged this from givinginandsigningup
  4. givinginandsigningup reblogged this from what-the-fetus
  5. thegreatadventureahead reblogged this from stoppokingit
  6. sheiksleopardthong reblogged this from ughsocialjustice
  7. references-and-art-stuff reblogged this from eldritch-queen
  8. fallofrapture59 reblogged this from checkmateyourprivilege
  9. ephemeralscherzo reblogged this from socialjusticefail
  10. cafalump reblogged this from socialjusticefail
  11. thesleeplesscinderan reblogged this from socialjusticefail
  12. captainvirtual reblogged this from thecupcat
  13. mutinous-doorstep-painter reblogged this from eldritch-queen
  14. reye-chan reblogged this from eldritch-queen and added:
    I’m sorry but it really pisses me off when people complain about the Sami being portrayed as light skinned, saying they...
  15. soixante-deux reblogged this from elderpricette
  16. elderpricette reblogged this from socialjusticefail
  17. thecupcat reblogged this from socialjusticefail
  18. thegrammargestapo reblogged this from eldritch-queen
  19. dawn-and-dusk-justice reblogged this from socialjusticefail
  20. eldritch-queen reblogged this from socialjusticefail
  21. socialjusticefail reblogged this from ughsocialjustice
  22. swifttales reblogged this from redalader