Descriptive term used interchangably until recently to describe two different groups of people:
1) East Indians; origin of India
2) Native Americans; origin of North America.
While Indian is still an apt descriptive term of those who hail from the country India it is best avoided when used to refer to those who originated in North America. Some consider it to be politically incorrect but the bigger issue is probably the tendency for misunderstanding and confusion in our modern global society.
The new student in school is Indian.
Common responses: Which Indian? or Dots or feathers?
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