a person born in the United States.
Why Capitalization Matters When You Write Native AmericanThe definition of "Native American" is a lot more complicated than the genetics chart you get from your standard DNA testing center. Let's start with the capitalization issue.
Origin of native American
An Americanism dating back to 1835–45
Related formsna·tive-A·mer·i·can, adjective
Definition for native american (2 of 2)
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The founders went with Packers, but Marshall, given his Native-American fascination, would have gone in that direction, clearly.The ‘Tennessee Crackers’ Would Have Never Happened|Michael Tomasky|November 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There is Abramoff's taking advantage of the Native-American tribes and playing them off each other.
British Dictionary definitions for native american
A member of the indigenous peoples of North America
of, relating to, or characteristic of Native Americans or any of their languages
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