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red man

An offensive term for a Native American, or Native Americans collectively.
See also: man, red
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The assignment asked for students to add punctuation to pre-written sentences, one of which described Native Americans and "red men," saying: "The red men's name for corn was maize." 
He was a member of the Improved Order of Red Men and also played with their drum corps.
Guests include award-winning global journalist Ed Vulliamy, the grandson of department store pioneer TJ Hughes; BBC producer Colin Grant and Red Men author John Williams.
The Red men have been in the Champions League six seasons running and have attracted not a single superstar.
"I'm sure even little red men on Mars are more romantic than the British" - Film-maker Michael Winner (pictured).
According to The Guardian, other shortlisted titles included Sarah Hall for The Carhullan Army, Matthew de Albuitia for The Red Men, Stephen Baxter with The H-Bomb Girl, Stephen Hall for The Raw Shark Texts, and Ken MacLeod with The Execution Channel.
"In Britain we have traffic lights, red men, green men, push buttons, anti-skid surfaces in some places, flashing globes and illuminated posts elsewhere."
He carves/ paperweights, arrowheads,/ the little pipe I'm sending you./ Pipestone is part of our flesh,/ he said, red men a part of this stone/ Then, why do you sell it?
It was the political importance of the GAR, as well, that sets it apart from the Masons or the Improved Order of Red Men. The GAR became one of the nation's most effective lobbies for the increase and expansion of the Civil War Pension system, which became the single largest expense of the Federal government in the post-war era.
ADAMS </IR> , author of several historical novels, made him a character in his The White Chief Among the Red Men (1859).
Why, oh, why, are our Red Men persisting with a pathetic bit if tape?
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Southbridge and a member of the Improved Order of Red Men also in Southbridge.
"I know in my heart that I am Christ and I am here to save humanity" Former MI5 whistleblower David Shayler "I'm sure even little red men on Mars are more romantic than the British" Film-maker Michael Winner "We have only to glance at Kate Moss to see that Pre-Raphaelites' notion of feminine beauty hasn't gone away" Award-winning TV writer Peter Bowker "How the hell can you have a system that allows somebody who has never run anything to run the bloody country?" Business entrepreneur Sir Gerry Robinson, on present-day politics "It is insulting and unnecessary.
Those odds imply the bookies believe Liverpool won't score tonight, yet take a look at the odds for the Red men to net at Stamford Bridge - just 4-7.