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From Hiram Chirino <>
Subject Re: Why I am opposed to retaining the name Geronimo, and whi I consider this VOTE to be biased.
Date Fri, 19 Dec 2003 20:19:37 GMT

Danny Angus wrote:

>>Exactly. Furthermore, I would put it to you that voting against the name
>>simply because Geronimo was an 'American Indian' and you 'think that is
>>what they would want' is patronising and discriminatory.
>Wrong again, I never wrote either of the phrases you have placed in quotes,
>but if you had taken the time to read what I did write you would have seen
>that I said:
>"I believe that it is not my judgement which counts, it is that of Native
>American society."

The point is that you have caimed that you are not a Native American yet 
you are arguing for them.  How can you dare to assume you know how a 
single Native american feels about the subject when you live on the 
other side of the world?


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