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

Jonathan W. Hendry (uhendjx@racer)
25 Aug 1996 21:33:43 GMT

Last episode, dashing Matt Silberstein exclaimed:

: The argue that with -the people who are decendants of the people who
: lived here when Columbus arrived- who approve of the term "Indian".
: Then maybe you will understand the original question.

: BTW, perhaps the above phrase should be adopted. If we can't use
: language to communicate, at least we can amuse. ;-)

Ever get the feeling that it's only a matter of time before
no word is acceptable, and we have to start using pictographic

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