Decolonizing isn’t just changing the labels on our maps. It’s reorienting what maps are based on, what purposes they serve.
I have no standing to define “Latinx”. I am, however, interested in speaking respectfully of people and referring to them as they feel is appropriate. However, with such a large, wide-spread, and diverse set of populations it is all but impossible to choose one word that will make every stakeholder happy. Going forward I will use “Latinx” keeping in mind the information in this article, “The X In Latinx Is A Wound, Not A Trend” on EFNIKS.com
The is a lot here and it will take some tonne to go through.
Canada, like the U.S.A., has a lot of work to do in the area of indigenous rights and restoration of sovereignty. Understanding the effects of colonialism is a necessary, uncomfortable step in the process.