• Why My Indian Earrings Are More Than a Sparkly Accessory

    5 monthes ago - By Flare

    Writer Ishani Nath wearing a pair of her favourite earrings
    I used to proudly consider myself a “coconut”-a term that, within my Indo-Canadian community, referred to someone who was brown on the outside, but white on the inside. To me, that label simply meant that I was able to blend in among my Canadian peers. I didn't bring Indian food to school, even though we ate it most nights for dinner, and I reserved dozens of ornate Indian earrings and stacks of multicoloured bangles for ‘Indian parties' or family weddings.
    But now, as a 28-year-old living and working in the media industry in...
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