Social skills for autonomous people: About avoiding slurs


There are a lot of slurs that are so ingrained into English-speaking culture that people who say them don’t always realize that they are slurs.

  • People say them without meaning them as slurs, but they still hurt people
  • Because people also say them as intentional slurs
  • And it’s not usually…

“Squaw” is not an appropriate term for a native woman.

Do not use it.