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From Bill de hÓra <b...@dehora.net>
Subject Re: FW: Use of "Geronimo" as a project name
Date Wed, 20 Aug 2003 19:24:36 GMT
Berin Loritsch wrote:

> That is *why* Native Americans are so reluctant to allow their heritage to
> be used by non-natives.  Being about 1/8th Cherokee, I can sympathise a bit
> to their plight (my great grandfather was full blooded).  Although, not
> being in real contact with any native americans I can't truly empathize.
> 
> That said, I am not saying that the name Geronimo--a nationally historic
> figure--should be avoided at all costs.  All I am saying is to understand
> where they are coming from.


Seriously, how come no-one has a problem with 'Apache'?

Bill de hÓra


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