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‘Symbol Of Colonialism’


“Forget Halloween costumes and yoga, there’s a new symbol of cultural appropriation—the canoe.  

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“According to Misao Dean, ‘Professor of English’ at the University of Victoria {of course}, the canoe can be a symbol of ‘colonialism’, ‘imperialism’ and ‘genocide’ due to history. She also accused the canoers of ‘cultural appropriation’ because they are primarily ‘white’ men and have a ‘privileged’ place in society.  Continue reading ‘Symbol Of Colonialism’