Thursday, May 4, 2017


North Vancouver's Tomahawk Barbecue in 1936 -- or The Tomahawk as it is known today.

What to make of its sign? A clever (resourceful) use of a civic utility pole, or evidence of the state's role in the perpetuation of negative stereotypes?

What about the pairing of an indigenous signifier with one associated with the "Orient"?

Here is the Salada sign today:

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