CSULB Newspaper Apologizes for Insensitive 'Pow Wow Wow Yippee Yo Yippy Yay' Report on Native American Event
It seems reasonably sincere except for one part. Kelly claims this line:
Really? Kelly thought rudely slamming the concept of Indian tacos would expose "Indian" as a racial slur? Wow, talk about missing the mark. That's such a ridiculous explanation that I think he made it up to excuse his inexcusable vulgarity.
If he really meant what he said, that shows you the difference between an amateur college writer and a professional writer like me. Next time you want to criticize the term "Indian," Kelly, get some help before you do.
Of course, even if he wrote a coherent critique of "Indian," he'd still be flatly wrong. Canadians may feel differently, but there's nothing wrong with using "Indian" in the US. I've discussed this several times--for instance, in:
"Indian" term dying out?
"American Indian" vs. "Native American"
For more on the subject, see Union Weekly Apologizes for Powwow Story and Powwow Participants Compared to Homeless.