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February 23, 2005

Another Scalp (Ahem): Ward Churchill Admits He's Not an American Indian (RETRACTED by the Honolulu Star Bulletin)

UPDATE/CORRECTION: It appears that the HSB is backing away from its original reportage that Ward Churchill clearly admitted he wasn't a native American Indian. They now say he was misquoted, and that the tape proves this.

Look, he's not an American Indian; at least no one has ever offered a shred of evidence that he is. But it does appear that the HSB's report of his admission of this was simply wrong.

Ergo, the rest of this piece has to be retracted.

Thanks to Chickpea.

Found on Lucianne.com, reported by the Honolulu Star Bulletin:

Churchill did address the issue of his ethnicity, admitting that he is not Native American.

"Is he an Indian? Do we really care?" he said, quoting those he called his "white Republican" critics.

"Let's cut to the chase; I am not," he said.

His pedigree is "not important," Churchill said: "The issue is the substance of what is said."

Without that admission-- that (ahem) scalp -- we'd still be arguing about this. We've gotten our first bit of scalp from Ward Churchill; we'll see about collecting up the rest of it.

He whines about his persecution:

"I was targeted because they thought I would be an easy target," Churchill told the crowd of about 800. "That was a mistake.

"It's not just an attempt to purge me," he said. "It's a purge of the academy."

But you are an easy target, Pale Face. And you'll soon be finding out how easy when we Blogging Braves are counting coup over your carcass. (Ummm, not a death-threat, dope. It's a refernce to the American Indian practice of counting coup over a defeated adversary, something I probably know more about than you. I've seen Dances with Wolves three times; I'd say that gives me a better claim to Native American heritage than you.)

Meanwhile, another Hawaiian paper is all up Ward Churchill's nose as well. What the heck is going on with Hawaiian reporters, anyway?

Whatever it is, keep it up.

Check out this quote from Churchill:

"The only thing I can do is to pursue a different slogan: U.S. out of America, U.S. off the planet, U.S. out of our lives, U.S. into the dustbin of history." -- Ward Churchill

Okay. The webpage contains an audio file of his whining self-defense.

H/t to LGF for the last item.

PS: Anyone starting to notice that the charges leveled by the right-leaning blogosphere have this odd habit of turning out to be... oh, what's the word...? ...100% f'n' correct, every time?

What's the Daily Kos' batting average, I wonder?

Update: Go here to find Ward Churchill -- admitted Pale-Face WASP -- whining that universities won't give out more tenured positions to "indigenous peoples."

"Indigenous peoples" -- you know, like Dick Cavett, Stone Philips, Anderson Cooper, etc. People indigenous to the Hamptons and Aspen, I guess.

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