Remember that great Holy Chuck “Dirty Drunken Half-Breed Burger” Debate? Well I wrote about it for Ethnic Aisle. Check it out here and the douche who wrote a wicked comment on the site.
“Racialized terms have been used historically as a means to market objects, such as food, with names like ‘Indian cornbread’ or ‘squaw bread’ or ‘Cherikee Red’ soda,” says Tannis Nielsen (Métis/Cree/Danish), a practicing professional Indigenous artist based in Toronto. “These derogatory terms are used to devalue the reality of our Indigeneity.”