An Eskimo Boy And Injustice In Old New York

Brad De Long delong at econ.Berkeley.EDU
Fri Mar 17 07:04:29 PST 2000

>To be clearer: "Eskimo" is not a translation of a an Inuit term used
>to describe
>themselves into an Algonkian language. Your examples are translations of terms
>the English and French use to describe themselves into French and English

OK. "Les Allemands," then.

>The Algonkian language term "Eskimo" was pejorative...

Let me repeat: How is calling people "the snowshoe guys" pejorative?

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