“When the first Europeans arrived, Columbus and his crew, he came and he called us Indians, because of the obvious reason, he thought he was lost in India. But what did we call ourselves before Columbus came? . . “ Tall Oak /Narragansett
What is in a name? Identity. Identity shaped and reinforced by whomever dispenses the name – parent, community, cultural tradition/heritage or an outsider, an intruder, an “alien” from afar, imposing his will by mislabeling, misidentifying, misappropriating due to mistaken navigation.