indian vs native american : Common Errors in English

About indian vs native american

Although academics have long promoted “Native American” as a moreaccurate label than “Indian,” most of the people so labeled continue torefer to themselves as “Indians” and prefer that term. In Canada, thereis a move to refer to descendants of the original inhabitants as “First Nations” or “FirstPeoples,” but so far that has not spread to the US

indian Meaning(s)

  • (n) a member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived
  • (n) a native or inhabitant of India
  • (n) any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
  • (a) of or relating to or characteristic of India or the East Indies or their peoples or languages or cultures
  • (a) of or pertaining to American Indians or their culture or languages

native american Meaning(s)

  • (n) any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived
  • (a) of or pertaining to American Indians or their culture or languages

indian in News

  1. Indian Evening to California’s Victory Rose thoroughbreds

    Indian Evening, a Grade 2-placed stakes winner, will begin his stallion career in 2014 at Ellen Jackson’s Victory Rose Thoroughbreds in Vacaville, Calif., standing for an advertised fee of $3,000.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Daily Racing Form

  2. Indian Shares Extend Losses On Global Cues

    Indian Shares Extend Losses On Global Cues
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Nasdaq

  3. Indian Shares Off Day's Lows

    Indian Shares Off Day's Lows
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Nasdaq

native american in News

  1. Beliefs vary among Native American tribes about acceptable medical studies, researcher says

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Native American tribes are interested in taking part in medical research studies but tribes vary greatly on what is considered culturally acceptable, a Native American public health investigator said Wednesday.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. NFL Commissioner Writes Letter To Native American Leaders, Says Redskins Name Represents "Positive Meaning"

    WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- In a letter to Native American leaders, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell explained his take on the Washington Redskins name and why "from its origin" it has "represented a positive meaning".
    on June 12, 2013 Source: WUSA 9 Washington, D.C.

  3. Native American High School Students Sample University Life

    Thirty Native American high school students will get a taste of college life when they arrive at the University of California, Riverside on June 23 for the Gathering of the Tribes, the longest-running program of its kind in Southern California.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: UC Riverside

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