I don’t know why I didn’t think of square dancing before for Square perspective Makes a good Six Word Saturday too.
I want one of those full skirts and I wouldn’t say no to one of those fancy embroidered shirts either. If they’d told me about the clothes I’d payed more attention when we were made to learn square dancing in primary school.
I just remembered we called them squaw skirts. Not very politically correct, as well as, disrespectful.
oh square dancing – just brilliant. Yikes though on the name of the skirt!
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And we thought nothing was wrong. Oh the racist words we used- I dare not repeat now 😱😶
I know, that’s what I find so terrible how we have all just used them without thinking. Thank goodness we’ll becoming much more aware.
Yes we have to stay “woke”. We are just now dealing with the fact John Muir, the fonder of the Sierra Club, was extremely racist! Once the door is opened who knows where the “woke” road will lead. No turning back. Maybe I should put this in a blog…
It’s definitely making me look at the past more carefully, which can only be a good thing. I think a post on him would be great. We need to know our full history not just the bits we like.