LINGUIST List 16.1037

Mon Apr 04 2005

Media: CP: Tribes, Gov't Want 'Squaw' Names Changed

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Message 1: CP: Tribes, Gov't Want 'Squaw' Names Changed

Date: 04-Apr-2005
From: Pamela Munro <munroucla.edu>
Subject: CP: Tribes, Gov't Want 'Squaw' Names Changed


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Here is an AP story about attempts to remove the word 'squaw' from placenames:

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/S/SQUAW_DEBATE?SITE=OHCIP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Pam Munro

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Pamela Munro,
Professor, Linguistics, UCLA
UCLA Box 951543
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1543
http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu/people/munro/munro.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Not Applicable

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