Alaska Native Group, Neiman Marcus Settle Lawsuit over Coat
The Sealaska Heritage Institute said in a statement that both sides agreed to terms “to resolve all disputes between them under U.S. and Tlingit law."
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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska Native cultural organization and the luxury department store Nieman Marcus have settled a lawsuit over the sale of a coat with a copyrighted, geometric design borrowed from Indigenous culture. The Sealaska Heritage Institute said in a statement on Wednesday that both sides, including 11 other defendants besides Nieman Marcus, agreed to terms “to resolve all disputes between them under U.S. and Tlingit law,” Juneau Public Media reported. The Juneau-based…