Re: Iroquois and the Constitution -Reply

Ruby Rohrlich (rohrlich@GWIS2.CIRC.GWU.EDU)
Thu, 8 Feb 1996 13:55:45 -0500

Thanks, Richley. The feminist-baiters are out in full force, with the
politics here becoming more andmore reactionary. I had heard the same
thing: that native Americans preferred to be called "American Indians."
regards. Ruby

On Thu, 8 Feb 1996, Richley Crapo wrote:

> >>> Mr. E <jackechs@EROLS.COM> 02/07/96
> 08:06pm >>>
> Ruby, That's Native Americans not "American
> Indians". I wish you'd follow your own dogma,
> ------
> The last pole I saw of American Indians, about half
> said they preferred the term "American Indians"
> and a much smaller group preferred "Native
> Americans". On what basis do you think we should
> reject the most preferred term of the group in
> question to prioritize some other term like "Native
> American".
> Richley Crapo