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Discussion of "rindo"
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Comment #2: Re: Commentary
Curtis W Franks (Fri Jul 4 18:43:02 2014)

krtisfranks wrote:
> I definitely think that a word for "Native American" is necessary and
> deserves gismu status. I imagine that it is sort of along the
same lines
> as ropno, bemro, ketco, etc. - categorizing many groups of people
> who do not necessarily have too much cultural connection inherently; it
> contrasts with the latter two aforementioned because it has a different
> domain: not only is it geographically wider than either of them
> individually, but it pertains to a temporal and/or cultural subject now
> displaced from the meanings of those words in many instances (although
> historically, the same cannot be said).

I have also considered this word to be more along the lines of a "race"
rather than a mere culture (and thus following the definitions of tutle,
kapli, maska), which would be fairer. In this case, more terbri would
need to be added. To be honest, I would also advocate that xispo should
likewise be considered a "race".

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