Re: Decolonizing Anthropology

Todd N Nims (nimstod@MAIL.AUBURN.EDU)
Sat, 4 Feb 1995 10:51:26 -0600

On Fri, 3 Feb 1995, Luis Medina wrote:

> On Thu, 2 Feb 1995, James Murphy wrote:
> >
> > I hereby renounce, now and henceforth, any proprietary right or interest I may
> > have erroneously believed myself to have had in the potato (Irish, or
> > otherwise).
> > Actually, I've conferred with my physician, and he thinks this is a pretty goo
> d
> > idea.
> > Pleae let me know how much I owe and where I should send the check.
> > Now, about grits...
> >
> There it goes another Gringo claiming that popatoes are originary from
> Ireland when in fact the center of origin is the Andes, Yes in the american
> continent. And he wants a royalty!
He didnt say he wanted a royalty. And he didnt say they were originally
from Ireland either. This is where flame wars start. People read into
someone else comments what they want to hear.
-Todd Nims