Imagine listening to this bitch drone on like this for hours…
Isn’t it racist or whatever that this woman’s name is “Manyguns”?
Guns are a symbol of colonialism brought to disrupt the lives of the Indians, who were living peacefully in nature before the white man arrived with his many guns.
The associate vice-president of indigenization and decolonization at Mt. Royal University in Alberta, Canada issued a statement this week indicating she would cease using capitalization in order to protest the “symbols of hierarchy” wherever they are found.
Dr. linda manyguns, who was named to her current post in May 2021, said she would be joining the “lowercase movement” to protest what she sees as the mistreatment of Indigenous people.
“We resist acknowledging the power structures that oppress and join the movement that does not capitalize,” manyguns said in her statement.
“Indigenous people have been actively engaged in a multidimensional struggle for equality, since time immemorial,” manyguns said. “we strive for historical-cultural recognition and acknowledgment of colonial oppression that persistently devalues the diversity of our unique cultural heritages.”
“the office of indigenization and decolonization supports acts that focus on inclusion and support the right of all people to positive inclusion and change.”
A Blackfoot woman, manyguns was born on the Tsuut’ina Nation and registered at Siksika. According to her biography, she is an elder for the Buffalo Women’s Society and part of the Beaver Bundle Society.
Mt. Union is a school of nearly 15,000 students, 6.1 percent of whom are Indigenous.
Manyguns said she would continue to capitalize “indigenous,” and she continues to use the honorific “Doctor,” which connotes her place within an academic hierarchy.
Read manyguns’ full statement here.
Indians in Canada are really whiny.
You don’t see this whiny stuff as much in America with the Indians. Mostly, American Indians just stay home and drink, using casino money to buy the alcohol.
I did once read a comic book called “Scalped” about Indians doing gangster stuff on the rez, but I think it was total fiction.
That comic was really violent and hardcore, and showed the Indians doing all kinds of hits, running drugs, hookers, fighting the cops and so on.
But doing real gangster-gangster stuff, if it was real, is still a lot cooler than whining all the time.