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

Gary Cruse (
1 Aug 1996 22:39:41 GMT

In <4tqeik$> (Eric
Brunner) writes:
>Stephen Barnard ( wrote:
>: M. Council wrote:
>: >
>: > Why don't you ask the people what they would like to be called?
>: I think it's about time this were settled once and for all.
>Can you suggest a reason why your wishes ought to be binding on any
>other person? What "time" is it exactly?

Eric, can you think of a reason why your wish
to deny the nativity of white Americans should
be binding on the rest of us? Or is this
not a "timely" question?