What is another word for Native American?

Pronunciation: [nˈe͡ɪtɪv ɐmˈɛɹɪkən] (IPA)

Native American is a term often used to describe the Indigenous people of the United States. However, many people prefer different terms when referring to this population. Some prefer to simply use the specific tribal name or names of the Indigenous group they are referring to, such as Navajo or Cherokee. Others may use the term Indigenous American, First Nations, or First Peoples. Still, others may use the term tribal people, aboriginals, or autochthons. These terms all aim to respect the diversity and complexity of the Indigenous people of the United States while providing a more accurate description of their unique cultures and backgrounds.

What are the hypernyms for Native american?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    indigenous people, aboriginal people, indigenous american, First Nations people, Indians of the Americas.

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