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

Matt Silberstein (
Thu, 15 Aug 1996 19:13:28 GMT

Stephen Barnard <> wrote:

>-Mayo,H.H. wrote:
>> According to the most recent Federal survey, that term is "Indian"
>> by a large majority.
>> Larry Mayo

>Does that survey include the 930 million people who live in India, some
>of whom I'm sure are reading this newsgroup?

The vast majority who don't read or speak English. I have a question
though. Do they call themselves Indians? And did they before the
English/French came?

What is the scariest line you know? How about:

"My name is Number 6, what's yours?"