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Khloe Kardashian Responds to Critics of Her Hipster Headdress Photos

A Twitter user has offered to educate Khloe Kardashian on Native culture, and Khloe has accepted -- what happens next?
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Last week, Khloe Kardashian raised hackles in Indian country when photos of her wearing a feather headdress hit the internet. She had donned the normally-sacred headwear because she thought it was appropriate for the Coachella-derived theme of "Kidchella"—a party thrown at sister Kourtney's house to celebrate the first birthday of North West, daughter of sister Kim and hip hop star Kanye West.

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In the wake of the controversy, a Twitter user from Indian country contacted Khloe over Twitter, and the reality TV celebrity responded. Here's the exchange:

Lisa Votino-Tarrant @lmvotino : @khloekardashian mM husband & daughter are Shinnecock. We would love to show you the Shinnecock Museum so you can learn about our history.

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Khloe @khloekardashian : @lmvotino thanku 4being 1of the ONLY people who care enough 2educate rather than threaten/attack. Ur culter is beautiful &I would love2learn

Lisa Votino-Tarrant @lmvotino : @khloekardashian Please reach out, my husband is the Asst. Curator there and he said any time that works for you :)

Will this prove to be a first step on the road to understanding—or another empty gesture from a celebrity? Time will tell. As of this writing, neither Khloe nor half-sister Kylie Jenner have removed the controversial photos from their Instagram pages. has coverage (that ICTMN readers might find slanted) of the story