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07-11-2013, 05:39 AM
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Originally Posted by eeddieedwards View Post
Please explain how Canadian legal terms are "naive political correctness"? I have no idea what that even means. It's pretty simple. In Canada, we have First Nations, Metis and Inuit people, all with separate and distinct history, culture etc. I just posted the terminology reference for those who were confusing Inuit with First Nation.

I'm not sure about the United States, but I believe indigenous people are still commonly referred to as Native Americans.
Didnt mean to rustle any talons here. My post was more geared towards the overall confusion that seemed to be going on. Your post was great about indigenous canadians. My point was what hemsky pointed out. Political correctness to say native americans when as youve seen in this thread anyone born in america could kinda claim theyre a native american.

If this thread was titled indigenous aboriginals it would have probably saved a lot of bickering as it could encompass all north american indigenous people

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