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  • n. Plural form of Indian.

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Examples

  • [Footnote 3: The Indians of the Athapaskan or Déné group were usually called the _Northern Indians_ by the Hudson Bay people, in comparison to all the other tribes of the more temperate regions farther south, who were known as the _Southern Indians_ (Algonkins, &c.).]

    Pioneers in Canada

  • Indians, which should thereafter be _sold by neighboring Indians_, or any other trafficking with us, as slaves, _should be slaves to all intents and purposes_. "

    An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans

  • For many years, the team has claimed the name Indians came from a 1914 newspaper contest and was suggested by a fan to honor former player Louis Sockalexis, a Penobscot Indian and the first Native American to play in the big leagues.

    WHY is the FOUL POLE FAIR?

  • Ithaca College professor Ellen Staurowsky who considers the nickname Indians demeaning, and wants the team to drop it, demolished the “honor Sockalexis” theory with a little research.

    WHY is the FOUL POLE FAIR?

  • In Protestant North America, we have a miniscule population less than 1% of people we label Indians, who are in fact mestizos.

    La Conquista

  • His eight innings of three-hit ball against the Indians is the kind of stuff that gives owners pause as they look for the deals that could make a difference in their teams going into the second half of the season.

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  • "Oh, what great good fortune for the Indians is the coming of the Spaniards," gushed one historian in 1554.

    Conquest: Montezuma, Cortes and the Fall of Old Mexico by Hugh Thomas

  • The team with the best chance to beat the Indians is the White Sox.

    Indians should coast again in AL Central

  • India (The term Indians includes Bengalis, Punjabis, Tamils, Sindhis etc, who live on either side of borders that came into being when

    WN.com - Photown News

  • India (The term Indians includes Bengalis, Punjabis, Tamils, Sindhis etc, who live on either side of borders that came into being when Australia Sujatha Singh has arrived here to apprise the government about the security situation regarding Indians there and the steps taken

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