Re: Amerind an offensive term (was: Early Amerind assimilation

Chris Cracknell (
1 Aug 1996 12:18:06 -0400

In article <>, Shannon Adams <> wrote:

>Your definition of *native* seems a bit shakey. Is the requirement of an
>extinct first population part of your definition because that would
>explain why Native Americans (immigrants themselves) could be considered
>*native*. For that matter, could you honestly refer to Americans of
>European descent to be native Europeans when most of the European peoples
>immigrated themselves.

I guess we're all just native africans from at most 200kya. ;)

(Going native from hell!!)

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