Coming Up: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Skyeview: Walkabout New Westminster, BC, Canada (archive)

Diverse Vancouver

Gay Vancouver Online

Ethnic groups and communities, Vancouver

The “C-word” akin to the “N-Word.”

In Vancouver, ‘chug’ is a racist slang term for people of native (First Nations, aboriginal, Indian status) origin who are heavy drinkers and act rowdy in public places. Young aboriginals are increasingly using the term against each other, a trend some native teens see as further fracturing a community struggling with racism from outsiders. [The Thunderbird]  

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