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Canadian academic won’t use capital letters – except to acknowledge Indigenous people’s struggle – Fox News

The academic made her comments following the discovery of more than 1,000 unmarked graves at residential schools

A Canadian academic is joining the “lowercase movement,” according to a Calgary, Alberta, university.

dr. linda manyguns, associate vice-president of Indigenization and decolonization at Mount Royal University, said she was joining local leaders to reject symbols of hierarchy “wherever they are found,” and will not use capital letters “except to acknowledge the Indigenous struggle for recognition.”

She noted it was the start of efforts to describe the use of lowercase letters on the website of the office of indigenization and decolonization.

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