Re: What's appropriate material for anthro-l? (was Re: Marcial

Thomas W. Rimkus (trimkus@COMP.UARK.EDU)
Fri, 17 Feb 1995 20:02:53 -0600

On Fri, 17 Feb 1995, Ruby Rohrlich wrote:

> Danny: as a Canadian born and bred, although now with American
> citizenship, I constantly come up against American ethnocentrism.
> Extremely galling is their invetereate use of the word "America" when
> they mean the U.S. At the Atlanta meetings of the American
> Anthropological Associatiion, a new Society for North America was formed,
> which one would reasonably suppose would include Canada and Mexico, but
> when they discussed the topic of education, they used only U.S. sources,
> and my pointing out that Canada and Mexico also have educational systems
> was ignored. Ruby Rohrlich
Was that American citizenship or U.S. citizenship?