Date: Tue, 1 Nov 1994 08:51:44 -0800

From: David Harnick-Shapiro david[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]BUCKAROO.ICS.UCI.EDU

Subject: Re: Preferred Terms

On Mon, 31 Oct 1994 14:21, Michael Linn writes:

In Northern Minnesota, indigenous people

want to be called *American Indian*, not *Native American* and


What are the preferred terms in other parts of the country?

In reading a Canadian publication from about four years ago, I

recently came across "First Peoples". Maybe someone nearer the

border (than Southern California :-) can provide more info --

like, who uses it, and for whom?


David Harnick-Shapiro david[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]

Information and Computer Science

University of California, Irvine