Re: Iroquois and the Constitution -Reply

Mr. E (jackechs@EROLS.COM)
Mon, 12 Feb 1996 22:23:11 -0500

Actually, the poll results he was speaking of once analyzed did not support
his premise.

At 10:01 PM 02/12/96 -0500, Elaine Hills (UND) wrote:
>Richley brings up an excellent point. As anthropologists, are we more
>concerned with American society's political correctness, or the desires
>of the culture at hand--American Indians/Native Americans?
>On Thu, 8 Feb 1996, Richley Crapo wrote:
>> >>> Mr. E <jackechs@EROLS.COM> 02/07/96
>> 08:06pm >>>
>> Ruby, That's Native Americans not "American
>> Indians". I wish you'd follow your own dogma,
>> ------
>> The last pole I saw of American Indians, about half
>> said they preferred the term "American Indians"
>> and a much smaller group preferred "Native
>> Americans". On what basis do you think we should
>> reject the most preferred term of the group in
>> question to prioritize some other term like "Native
>> American".
>> Richley Crapo
thank you for your time and space ... respectfully submitted,

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