OT: Re: RARA-AVIS: Recent read, Jim Thompson, The Rip Off

From: mhall@berkeley.edu
Date: 18 Oct 2007

> Colin wrote:
> "Interestingly, he's a Native American in the current parlance."
> Actually, Colin, we've switched back to American Indian over here in the
> US, as the somewhat recently opened Smithsonian Museum of the American
> Indian indicates.
> Mark

As somebody who used to work in a NAGPRA unit at a museum, it is really dependent on the tribe--some like Native American, some like American Indian, though the chancellor at the university where I was at thought any use of Indian was equated to the N wor for African-Americans...

Best, MEH

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