Wikipedia Unsure Whether African-American Should Be A A, A-A, A-a (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Mon Oct 20 21:12:08 UTC 2008

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> Anyway, to make a long story short, she has completely
> disavowed her European heritage and now claims that she looks
> un-African-American because she's of African and
> Native-American descent and is now a member of several
> black-Ind.. uh, African-American-Native-American
> organizations. How she can get herself to believe that she
> has no white ancestry when she looks into a mirror into eyes
> so blue that you can see the sky through the back of her head
> I don't know.

"Native American"??? Wilson, that's so ten minutes ago.  I believe the
term for which you are looking is "First Nations".

[said in the context of, these designations change so fast that it's
hard to keep up with what it the "correct" one, at least for this week]
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